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A previously unknown group called Strider has been conducting cyberespionage-style attacks against selective targets in Russia, China, Sweden, and Belgium. Strider uses an advanced piece of malware known as Remsec to conduct its attacks. Remsec creates a back door on an infected computer - establishing a means to log …

  1. TRT Silver badge

    Are you sure it's state-sponsored?

    Or are the coders just hobbitists?

    1. m0rt

      Re: Are you sure it's state-sponsored?

      You should get a Gold commentard award for that joke! SRSLY. Genius.

  2. ElaborateCalculator

    "Nation-state level attacker"

    So, presumably Mordor then, unless it's another false flag operation by the Gondorians- though they'll likely blame some Ranger from the North, last of a ragged house long bereft of lordship

  3. vir

    Surely you mean "tricksy" instead of "tricky"?

    1. Will Godfrey Silver badge

      Surely you mean 'Shirley'?

      1. vir

        You leave her out of this!

        1. FlossyThePig

          If he was still alive Big Daddy (Shirley Crabtree) would find that offensive.

  4. Sane

    I'm sure it's all true. It has a certain ring to it.

  5. Anonymous Coward

    One (code) string to rule them?

    One string to find them

    One string to bring them all

    And in the darkness bind them

    In the land of Mordor (or Fort Meade, or Cheltenham) where the shadows lie.

    1. Andy00ff00

      Re: One (code) string to rule them?

      One does not simply walk into Langley

  6. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

    One of Strider’s targets hit by Strider...

    It must be comnforting to know that you have then, indeed, been hit by Strider, not a roving band of anonymous orcs.

    1. Colin Critch

      It could have been Nobbits!

      It could have been Nobbits!

  7. Lyndon Hills 1

    Necromancer? pah

    Now if they were Neuromancer fans, I'd be worried.

  8. Mainway


    Taken from the wiki:

    "Reads and writes to mordor will inevitably cause the front to fall off!"

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