At the IAEA’s International Conference on the Security of Radioactive Material: the Way Forward for Prevention and Detection, held 3-7 December 2018 in Vienna, the more than 700 participants from more than 100 countries discussed how to best prevent that radioactive material ends up in the wrong hands, while still enabling it to be used for beneficial purposes. The detection of radioactive material that is lost, stolen or otherwise missing was another focus on the Conference, which explored the links between detection and prevention work.
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A new global cyber threat campaign has recently infiltrated dozens of energy, defense, nuclear, and financial companies around the world, using malware to extract and exploit data from these organizations in a campaign McAfee has dubbed ‘Operation Sharpshooter’. The McAfee Advanced Threat Research team and McAfee Labs Malware Operations Group say that they have discovered that this new global campaign uses an in-memory implant to download and retrieve a second-stage implant—which McAfee calls Rising Sun—for further exploitation.
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