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Re: [Full-disclosure] Wide-scale industrial espionage using Trojan horses in Israel
From: Gadi Evron (gelinuxbox.org)
Date: Sun May 29 2005 - 11:50:05 CDT
Gadi Evron wrote:
> Apparently, a Trojan horse was developed for three major private
> investigators companies in Israel, and later used for industrial
> espionage with some of the biggest corporations in Israel.
> Aside to the technical side of this attack and the extreme wide-scale of
> it, another interesting aspect is the use of social engineering.
>>From one description I heard a woman called a certain individual at one
> of the companies with a business offer, and later on sent him a
> presentation via email. When that presentation did not work she
> proceeded to send him a CD, which did not work either.
> You can find an article in English detailing some of the events here:
> This is not the first time this happens, and not the first time we've
> seen industrial espionage in IL, or private investigator companies
> developing their technological and operational capabilities. I've
> personally been approached about such a job twice in the past 2 years.
Interesting tidbit of data:
The perps paid 17K UK pounds per COMPUTER per MONTH.
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