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Cyber spies using employee ignorance to infiltrate government, firms: experts

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Experts say one of the biggest flaws in cyber security is human error, spurred by a lack of basic computer security training for executives and high-ranking officials.

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Cyber spies trying to infiltrate governments and mega-companies have some unwitting agents on the inside, experts say.

One of the biggest flaws in security networks, as exposed with revelations this week about a global wave of online espionage, is human error, they say, spurred by a lack of basic computer training for executives and high-ranking officials.

via Cyber spies using employee ignorance to infiltrate government, firms: experts.

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August 5, 2011 at 6:25 pm

Are spymasters targeting hacktivists? | TG Daily

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With more and more cyber attacks against governments and corporations, there is a growing belief that hackers could be potentially be exploited or actively recruited by various government entities.

For example, cyber activists associated with Anonymous have targeted a number of servers belonging to the U.S. government, federal defense contractors and high-profile companies.

via Are spymasters targeting hacktivists? | TG Daily.

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July 27, 2011 at 10:32 am