Spy Agencies Hit in Cyber Espionage Campaign - Kaspersky Lab
Reuters, By Jim Finkle
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab said they have
uncovered a cyber espionage operation that successfully penetrated two spy agencies
and hundreds of government and military targets in Europe and the Middle East
since the beginning of this year.
The hackers, according to Kaspersky, were likely
backed by a nation state and used techniques and tools similar to ones employed in two other
high-profile cyber espionage operations that Western intelligence sources have
linked to the Russian government.
Kaspersky, a Moscow-based security software maker that also sells cyber
intelligence reports, declined to say if it believed Russia was behind the espionage campaign. Read more.