Corporate Espionage

[img_assist|nid=7216|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Federal agents on Monday raided the Melrose, Massachusetts home of a missile systems expert who formerly worked at U.S. defense
contractor Raytheon. Several boxes of items were taken by FBI and Immigration
and Customs Enforcement agents from the home, which is owned by Richard M. Lloyd.

[img_assist|nid=6699|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=82|height=82]A sophisticated worm designed to steal industrial secrets and disrupt
operations has infected at least 14 plants, according to Siemens. Read the full article. [IDG News Service]

[img_assist|nid=2894|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=189|height=100]By Scott Crawford & Nick SelbyThere has been much talk recently about the “Advanced Persistent Threat.” According to Richard Bejtlich [1] and others, the term originated with the US Air Force around 2006, which explains why Bejtlich and others with an Air Force pedigree, such as Mandiant founder Kevin Mandia, have made much of the term.

[img_assist|nid=2896|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]At least three US oil companies were victims of highly targeted,
email-borne attacks designed to siphon valuable data from their
corporate networks and send it abroad, according to a published report
citing unnamed people and government documents. Read the full article. [The Register]

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