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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1100 Cyber spies are still using these old Windows flaws to target their victims
Hackers using only the most basic forms of cyberattack have been able to successfully steal files from high-profile governmental and diplomatic targets.

A cyber-espionage operation has targeted individuals and organisations across the globe, although the vast majority of attacks have focused on Chinese government and diplomatic entities, individuals associated with them and partners of these organisations.

Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis team have been investigating the "aggressive cyber-espionage activity" since February. The researchers suggest that it originates in India and that attacks are undertaken using old exploits, low-budget malware tools and basic social engineering methods.
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#1104 Facebook Messenger end-to-end encryption not on by default
#1103 Researchers add software bugs to reduce the number of… software bugs
#1102 Stress-reducing MDM tips for businesses managing Apple devices
#1101 Antivirus software is 'increasingly useless' and may make your computer less safe
#1100 Cyber spies are still using these old Windows flaws to target their victims
#1099 Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval
#1098 Putin is literally breaking the internet
#1097 Best practices for managing the security of BYOD smartphones and tablets
#1096 CryptXXX, Cryptobit ransomware spreading through campaign
#1095 Google is experimenting with post-quantum cryptography
#1094 Google fixes high-risk Android vulnerabilities in July update
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