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The widely feared Chinese cyber-espionage crew known as APT1 is back in business two month after a high profile report that lifted the lid off its activities, according to security researchers. Cyber Squared has been tracking numerous Chinese cyber espionage threat groups within ThreatConnect.com and crowd-sourcing threat …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    IT Angle

    Ban this UNIX malware !

    The solution is obvious, immediately ban all this UNIX malware !

    1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      Re: Ban this UNIX malware !

      No simply hand control over English language over to the RIAA/MPAA - then anybody attempting to hack a system by using commands based on English words will be violating copyright and they will come down on them like a ton of pirate DVDs

    2. JCitizen Bronze badge
      Trollface

      Re: Ban this UNIX malware !

      NO! Only high capacity magazine malware should be banned! HA! ;)

  2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    The obvious .... to those in states of denial

    It's the future, go with the flow or be lost, left behind and stranded ....... embrace the new reality and paradigm shift.

    1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      Re: The obvious .... to those in states of denial

      But it's not fair - we used to be the only ones spying on commercial rivals in other countries because you had to spend billions on Echelon. Now any kid with PC in an internet cafe can do it - it's just not cricket

      1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

        The obvious .... to those in advanced states of denial and in denial of advanced states of mind.

        All's fair in LOVE and CyberWareFare, Yet Another Anonymous coward, where one gets whatever one deserves, but yes, the virtual axis of powerful remote distance learning control has migrated eastward out of the exclusive executive administrative sphere of wild wacky western elite puppeteers.

        Monumental Mind Games may not be quite cricket, old bean, but IT is one Hell of a Heavenly Passion Play to Host and Support with the Selfless Accommodation and Active Mentoring and Monitoring of IntelAIgent Star Performers who recognise the Titanic Zeroday Vulnerability Exploit Device which is Internet Service Provision.

    2. Wzrd1

      Re: The obvious .... to those in states of denial

      What is obvious is, one does not abandon tools that work, in spite of disclosure in the media, for if it keeps working, why change?

      As for the specifics of Chinese hacking groups, I cannot comment further, due to an NDA.

      1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge
        Pirate

        Re: The obvious .... to those in states of denial

        As for the specifics of Chinese hacking groups, I cannot comment further, due to an NDA. .... Wzrd1 Posted Tuesday 30th April 2013 04:59 GMT

        Most honorable, Wzrd1, but such an arrangement [NDA] is just another form of slavery in stealthy disguise and not at all perfect or practical for free thinking species sharing information which leads to intelligence and remote virtual control of power supplies by Anonymous Forces in Occupied Territory.

  3. Gray
    Boffin

    It's an old story, really ...

    Look into the peephole ... see an eyeball peeping back!

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