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A high profile security report released earlier this week detailing Chinese military involvement in widespread online attacks is itself now being used as a lure in spear-phishing attacks, according to researchers. The report, APT1: Exposing One of China's Cyber Espionage Units, published by security firm Mandiant, made …

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  1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Never Let a Good Opportunity and Zeroday Vulnerability Get up and Go, Go to Waste

    Hmmm? Worm, can and opening all spring to mind in the ponder on Mandiant's insecurity problems.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    LMAO

    It would appear that in stark contrast to the leftpondians, the Chinese are veritable connoisseurs of irony.

    TQ

  3. Version 1.0 Silver badge
    Happy

    What's really stupid is that this technique works so often - if that doesn't tell you something about the stupidity of so many people in upper management then you get just what you deserve.

    1. Don Jefe

      Re:

      I'm not saying you are wrong, but the reverse argument could be made that upper management believes their admins aren't living up to their salaries by allowing such a blatant security hole exist.

  4. taxman
    Facepalm

    APT

    Very APT. That's all.

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