No-one knows for sure who created the highly-sophisticated Regin malware that has been spying on organisations in the telecommunications, energy and health sectors for some years.
But that doesn’t mean that we don’t have suspicions…
Anyone working in cryptography research now needs to consider themselves a potential target for state-sponsored cyber-attack, even from countries who you might consider to be on the same side as you.
If you work for Belgacom, or any other company of interest to GCHQ and the NSA, perhaps you shouldn’t visit LinkedIn.
Belgacom, Belgium’s largest telecom company, has said it is investigating a new hacking attempt against its systems…
…just one month after it was revealed that GCHQ planted spyware on its servers.
UK intelligence planted malware on Belgacom’s computer systems, according to newly leaked documents.
Belgacom, the largest telecoms company in Belgium, has announced today that its systems were hacked into, and that it found “an unknown virus in a number of units in internal IT-system.”
Could it be an intelligence agency that hacked them?