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    FBI warns US businesses of 'destructive' malware

    Man, you know what we need to do? Get rid of our own SIGINT capability. That would be just brilliant.

    The FBI warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks in the United States, following a devastating cyberattack last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment. The five-page, confidential "flash" warning issued to businesses late on Monday provided some technical details about the malicious software that was used in the attack, though it did not name the victim. ...

    An FBI official told NBC News that the advisory gives information security personnel details about the Sony attack, including several pages of computer coding.... The FBI occasionally issues "flash" warnings to provide businesses with details about emerging cyber threats to help them defend against new types of attacks. It does not name the victims of those attacks in those reports...
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    Re: FBI warns US businesses of 'destructive' malware

    Welcome to the new norm.
    "Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government answers by taking rights away from good people." - Penn Jillette.

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