Key Employees’ Friends Were Facebook Targets in Aurora Attacks

A significant discovery in the recent Aurora attack that affected Google, Adobe, Yahoo and others is that the attackers had selected
employees at the companies with access to proprietary data, then learnt
who their friends were. The hackers compromised the social network
accounts of those friends, hoping to enhance the probability that their
final targets would click on the links they sent. Read the full article. [The Financial Times]

A significant discovery in the recent Aurora attack that affected Google, Adobe, Yahoo and others is that the attackers had selected
employees at the companies with access to proprietary data, then learnt
who their friends were. The hackers compromised the social network
accounts of those friends, hoping to enhance the probability that their
final targets would click on the links they sent. Read the full article. [The Financial Times]

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