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Professional Team Behind Creation of the Duqu Worm
IT security researchers this past week have shed new light on Duqu, a worm discovered last fall that is believed related to Stuxnet, the worm blamed for disabling in 2010 Iranian centrifuges used to enrich uranium that could be used in a nuclear weapon [see New Stuxnet-Like Worm Discovered].
Russian IT security researcher Igor Soumenkov, writing in a blog posted by Kaspersky Lab, characterizes the developers of Duqu as "a rather professional team of developers, which appear to be reusing older code written by top 'old school' developers."
Tips to Help Prevent Malicious and Accidental Breaches
Increasingly, social engineers target insiders to plunder organizations' financial and intellectual assets. How can you prevent these and traditional inside attacks? Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli offers tips.
Cappelli, co-author of the new book The CERT Guide to Insider Threats, has studied insider crimes for over a decade. She sees the definition of "insider threat" evolving.
"Vishing" attacks increased by 52 percent in the second half of last year.
What if your caller ID showed an incoming call from your bank, but it was really from criminals posing as your bank? That's what's happening en masse, with a major surge in voice-call phishing, or vishing, attacks in the second half of 2011.
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Even so-called skinny people think about their weight now and then. My daughter, like myself, has always said she didn't have to think about her weight because she was athletic with a naturally thin and muscular physic making it easy to sustain a leaner body. At age 23, my daughter realized that same statement was no longer true for herself and she found that her past genetic physical fitness had eluded her. Fortunately, at age 43, I had realized that I too had lost that naturally muscular and thin physique I had enjoyed most of my life. So whats is the answer and how do you obtain and then maintain a healthy and rewarding fit life style?