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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Compromised 3 Times In Past 3 Years
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Bprince
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Bprince,
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8/26/2014 | 9:12:36 PM
Spear phishing...
seems to be the start of virtually every successful APT-style attack. Question - what does everyone think needs to improved from a policy and employee training standpoint to raise the level of difficulty for attackers?

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securityaffairs,
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8/21/2014 | 1:30:30 PM
Re: immunity to coaxing
I consider this attacks very serious due to the information stored in the hacked systems. The exposure of such information is a serious threat to the Homeland security.

 
Gigi3
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8/20/2014 | 12:20:55 AM
Hacking
"Two of the breaches were tracked back to sources outside the US, who used spearphishing messages to coax NRC employees to part with their login credentials or to download malware stored on a Microsoft SkyDrive site. The countries from which the attacks originated were not named in the report."

Sara, so outsiders are also interested in hacking Americas servers.
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threedo,
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8/19/2014 | 8:24:50 PM
skydrive is called onedrive
SkyDrive is now called OneDrive. Granted, it was called SkyDrive during the time of this incident. JFYI.
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soozyg,
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8/19/2014 | 3:34:34 PM
immunity to coaxing
coax NRC employees to part with their login credentials or to download malware

You would think an NRC employee would be able to spot this and see it for what it is. Or have advanced hackers gotten that good?


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