Chinese worm stealing industrial secrets

Posted on Tuesday, July 26 2005 @ 1:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Forbes reports about a Chinese Internet worm that can be used for industrial espionage.
At least one 'Trojan horse' program used to steal files from infected computers has been traced to servers in China, providing further evidence that US companies may be targets, analysts said.

Security firms have long been concerned about various types of malicious software used to steal files or passwords. But some newer programs seem designed as a more sophisticated and targeted effort.
Read more at Forbes

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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