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Version of Target Malware Linked to Young Russian

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February 4, 2014

Version of Target Malware Linked to Young Russian

Researchers sometimes write such software to find holes in computer systems, a practice called "penetration testing" that is employed by major American companies. In the U.S., it is a crime only if the author uses or threatens to use the software to gain unauthorized access to a protected computer, or conspires with someone who does, said Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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