Orome1 writes "Nearly 50 (and quite possibly more) companies in the chemical, defense, and other sectors have been hit with a spear phishing campaign carrying a backdoor Trojan with the ultimate goal of exfiltrating R&D and manufacturing information, revealed Symantec in a newly released report. The attacks against these companies started in late July 2011 and lasted until the middle of September 2011, but the attackers are thought to be the same ones who targeted human rights related NGOs and companies in the motor industry in May." Here's a link to the report itself (PDF).
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