Former Soviet bloc hackers pose greater threat, study says

Monday - 9/24/2012, 9:05am EDT

Hackers from the former Soviet Bloc pose more of a threat than hackers from Eastern Asia. That's according to a new report by Tom Kellerman,vice president of cybersecurity at Trend Micro.

The study says Eastern European hackers have a more sophisticated infrastructure and use more sophisticated malware. The report called "Peter the Great vs. Sun Tzu" details the differences in tactics and motivations between the East European and East Asian Undergrounds.

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