How Red October went undetected for 5 years

The beginning of the week brought us a major incident in the world of Internet security, as Kaspersky Lab announced the discovery of a cyber-espionage network that could have ramifications as significant as last year’s notorious Flame virus.

Red October may have been reported for the first time on Monday, and uncovered for the first time in October 2012, but its operatives had been hacking into workstations and stealing highly sensitive data from governments, diplomatic bodies, research centres, oil companies, military organisations and more, since 2007.

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