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The Intersection Between Cyberespionage And Cybercrime
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6/23/2012 | 2:46:02 PM
re: The Intersection Between Cyberespionage And Cybercrime
It shouldn't come as a surprise people are using the same tools. If it works, why re-invent the wheel? Also, I think that using criminals can in a way increase plausible deniability for an intelligence agency in the event something is traced back to the source of the attack. That person is easier to discredit if they are also stealing credit cards and a government can say 'this activity was tied to this malware campaign and not an effort by us to steal information.'
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