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  1. Credit cards hacked? Who pays 'em back?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Boulder County Business Report

    ... Consumer's Union, and Fran Rosch, senior vice president for security products and services, endpoint and mobility, Symantec Corp. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press A battle is brewing between banks, credit unions and retailers over who is ...

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  2. Using credit, debit cards more during holidays increases security risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLTV Tyler

    ... when hackers attack it with malware. Though it has been a major problem since last year, software security company Symantec said in a report that POS attacks have been on retailers' radars since 2005. The company said failure to invest money on the ...

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  3. 'Regin' Stealthy Malware UncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    Here we go again -- or should that be "Regin"? That's the name security firm Symantec has given to an "advanced piece of malware" used in systematic spying campaigns at least as far back as 2008. Regin is a back door-type Trojan with a structure that displays a degree of technical competence security researchers at the firm report rarely seeing, according to Symantec.

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  4. US warns about spyware that many believe it wroteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Engadget

    ... CERT). Barring any revelations, it's more likely that CERT is just acknowledging the concerns raised by groups like Symantec and Kaspersky -- even if it has led to some unintentional comedy.

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  5. Unidentified country likely behind spying softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    Cybersecurity researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world. The malicious software known as Regin is designed to collect data from its targets for periods of months or years, penetrating deep into computer networks while covering its tracks to avoid detection, according to analysts at Symantec, the Silicon Valley security firm that disclosed the program's existence in a report this week.

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  6. Hacked emails slice spam fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    ... agreement requiring the company to alert customers when it throttles their data speeds. Video provided by Newsy A Symantec white paper reveals details about Regin, a spying malware of unusual complexity which is believed to be state-sponsored. Video ...

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  7. Mind-blowingly Sophisticated Hacking Program is Groundbreaking, Almost PeerlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world. The malicious software known as "Regin" is designed to collect data from its targets for periods of months or years, penetrating deep into computer networks while covering its tracks to avoid detection, according to analysts at Symantec, the Silicon Valley security firm that disclosed the program's existence in a report on November 24, 2014.

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  8. One per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Scientist

    ... a significant investment of time and resources, indicating that a nation state is responsible" Security firm Symantec on the discovery this week of the Regin virus that has spied on governments and businesses since 2008 Listen to your shirt. Smart ...

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  9. Internet Security Market is Expected to Reach $42.8 Billion Globally by 2020 - Allied Market ResearchRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR.com

    ... owing to widespread adoption of individual & corporate users. However, industry leaders such as Intel, HP and Symantec are investing to develop cloud based security solutions. As an impact of these efforts, managed services would grow at the highest ...

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  10. Bloomberg View Op-ed: U.S. has gone on the cyberwar offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of how extensive government spy programs have become and how important they are online and off. Researchers at Symantec revealed the discovery of a wide- reaching program, called Regin, that let intruders spy on computers and telecommunications ...

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  11. MobileSputnik by MobilityLab Joins Symantec Sealed ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday | Information Technology

    . The new product is certified for Symantec Sealed Program. The program highlights the premier enterprise applications integrated and tested to work with MobileSputnik is designed to turn iOS and Android tablets into true enterprise mobile workplaces ...

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  12. The Regin malware threat: Real protections against a mysterious dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PC World

    Regin, the latest malware threat, is also one of the more mysterious ones. When Symantec unveiled details of the new cyber espionage campaign last weekend, its researchers described it as a highly sophisticated threat with an unprecedented level of technical competence.

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  13. 'Elegant' Regin Malware Linked to Brits, NSARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | TechNewsWorld

    ... "Regin" has been used in systematic spying campaigns against a range of international targets since at least 2008, Symantec reported on Sunday. Regin is a backdoor-type Trojan with a structure that displays a degree of technical competence rarely ...

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  14. Regin: Don't Blame Russia, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NewsFactor

    Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world. from its targets for periods of months or years, penetrating deep into computer networks while covering its tracks to avoid detection, according to analysts at Symantec, the Silicon Valley security firm that disclosed the program's existence in a report this week.

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  15. What we know about 'Regin,' the powerful malware that could be the work of NSARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Mashable

    ... and Monday, this is the sophisticated work of hackers who dabble as government agents. Security researchers at Symantec have called Regin "peerless" and "groundbreaking," and it might be the most advanced malware campaign ever uncovered, a peek into ...

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  16. Yorktel To Participate at CIOsynergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NewsFactor

    ... and senior executives. (continued...) Here we go again -- or should that be "Regin"? That's the name security firm Symantec has given to an "advanced piece of malware" used in systematic spying campaigns at least as far back as 2008. Doctor Who had ...

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  17. T-Mobile Agrees To Inform Customers About ThrottlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NewsFactor

    ... of their reduced speed, Levin said. Here we go again -- or should that be "Regin"? That's the name security firm Symantec has given to an "advanced piece of malware" used in systematic spying campaigns at least as far back as 2008. Doctor Who had ...

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  18. BlackBerry Tempts iPhone Users with $550Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NewsFactor

    ... to get the word of mouth going again." Here we go again -- or should that be "Regin"? That's the name security firm Symantec has given to an "advanced piece of malware" used in systematic spying campaigns at least as far back as 2008. Doctor Who had ...

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  19. Enghouse Interactive Honored by TMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NewsFactor

    ... at http://www.enghouseinteractive.com. Here we go again -- or should that be "Regin"? That's the name security firm Symantec has given to an "advanced piece of malware" used in systematic spying campaigns at least as far back as 2008. Doctor Who had ...

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  20. Military-Grade Malware Linked to US and British Intelligence AgenciesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Common Dreams

    Symantec, which published a technical whitepaper on the malware Sunday, says it's likely "one of the main cyberespionage tools used by a nation state." Security researchers have recently exposed a sophisticated new "military grade" malware program which is specifically targeting governments, academics and telecoms and, according to new reports, is suspected as being the handiwork of U.S. and British intelligence agencies.

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