Quick - move to the cloud!
There you can be safe (and ignorant) of who's accessed your data!
Intel agencies and top-tier hackers are actively hacking other hackers in order to steal victim data, borrow tools and techniques, and reuse each other's infrastructure, attendees at Virus Bulletin Con, Madrid, were told yesterday. The increasing amount of spy-vs-spy type activity is making accurate threat intel increasingly …
So when spies are spying on other spies then security researchers shouldn't spy on the spies for threat intel. Instead they should focus on filling those loopholes in their systems, if they can't come up with it, then make it a security-security duo team. It sound so vague!
And kudos to the Kaspersky people, as they seem to have made a good analysis that looks -to me at least- fact-based, instead of the usual politically motivated "reports"* you often find in this kind of issues.
*"Reports" translates in this context as "Misinformation".
Kaspersky are techies, not Politicians (or journos). So they (a) know what they're talking about, and (b) don't have a politico's misinformation Agenda.
I wonder how much they have to lose by pointing fingers at the spooks? Would a Western-based outfit have been too fearful (of loss of business, if not actual arrest) to issue a similar report?
This raises some interesting questions, if you're busy hacking the opposition and someone hacked into you, then is the information that you're receiving actually the hacked information or is it information that someone else wants to to think is the information that you're looking for?
These days, the only person that I trust is nobody.
Oh, for goodness sake, fall off that fence you be perched on, and at least think that things are being done completely different now ... by that and/or those whom you might know of but of whom you are to be tried to be kept in deep dark ignorance of. ie another vain glorious attempt by failing systems to keep you enslaved to past masters of the Command and Control Genre/ Virtual Reality.
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