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What is APT?

APT stands for advanced persistent threat. It became famous following a New York Times exposé detailing a month’s long attack campaign in which a Chinese military unit now known as

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What is a Botnet?

Botnet is the generic name given to any collection of compromised PCs controlled by an attacker remotely — think “virtual robot army.” The individual PCs that are part of a

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Android 2012

Android devices are the most prevalent smartphones on the market, and the most maligned. Hackers had a banner year in 2012 targeting the mobile platform with a variety of malware