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Cyberattack Spreads in Asia; Thousands of Groups Affected

A Cyberattack is any type of offensive manoeuvre employed by nation-states, individuals, groups, or organizations that targets Computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, and/or personal computer devices by various means of malicious acts usually originating from an anonymous source that either steals, alters, or destroys a specified target by hacking into a susceptible system.These can be labeled as either a cyber campaign, cyberwarfare or cyberterrorism in different context. Cyberattacks can range from installing spyware on a PC to attempts to destroy the infrastructure of entire nations. Cyberattacks have become increasingly sophisticated and dangerous as the Stuxnet worm recently demonstrated. User behavior analytics and SIEM are used to prevent these attacks.

Cyber attack's Spread slows; security stocks gain

Earlier on Monday, Chinese traffic police and schools reported they had been targeted as it rolled into Asia for the new work week, while authorities in Europe and the United States said they were trying to prevent hackers from spreading new versions of the virus.

Shares in firms that provide cyber security services jumped on the prospect of companies and governments spending more money on defenses, led by Israel's Cyren Ltd (CYRN.O) and U.S. firm FireEye Inc (FEYE.O)

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Cyberattack Spreads in Asia; Thousands of Groups Affected


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