#Regin attribution, details. Sony hacked. Cost of Home Depot breach. UN mulls surveillance.
THE CYBERWIRE (Wednesday, November 26, 2014) — Security firms and journalists continue their discussions of Regin, amid much disagreement. Some doubt its connection to Belgian network intrusions, others see NSA's hand, but more eyes are directed toward GCHQ. Techworld in particular notes Regin's absence of a kernel-level bypass for PatchGuard (which it thinks points to GCHQ) and an apparent schedule that coincides with typical UK office hours. US-CERT has published a fairly extensive overview of the spyware (which "has not," US-CERT notes blandly, "been identified targeting any organizations within the United States"). Read more
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