There’s a new espionage malware program in town called Regin. Symantec discovered the back door-type Trojan and reports that it allows cybercriminals to spy on “government organizations, infrastructure operators, businesses, researchers, and private individuals.”
Should consumers be worried about Regin?
Listen to our latest security slice podcast and hear VERT security researchers Tyler Reguly and Craig Young discuss how exactly Regin works, the key differences between Regin and Stuxnet and why “new malware” is like new car models.
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