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Java 'Icefog' Malware Variant Infects US Businesses

APT attack campaign uses tough-to-detect Java backdoor to compromise US oil company and two other organizations.

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1/16/2014 | 8:32:33 PM
Targeted Attacks are the Strongest Attacks
I think this kind of attack is more common than the public knows.  Corporate and Nation State sponsered espionage will continue to rise.  If a company, particulary a manufacturing/processing compnay has valuable trade secrets there are millions to be made by finding those out.  Once it's founds out a company uses antivirus X and Firewall Y high level programmers can buy the same set up and test agaisnt it until they have the perfect worm. 

IT budgets will grow to protect from this.  Security is going to be layered.  White/black lists.  Multi scanning with a variety of AV engines.  Sandboxing.  Of course employeed education has to be there too. 
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