Mingis on Tech: The language of malware

Sometimes, how you say something can be as important as what you say — especially when’s there been a cyberattack and law enforcement officials are trying to figure out who you are.

That’s what CSO senior writer Fahmida Rashid found when she looked into how cybersecurity firms go about tracking down the bad actors behind malware campaigns. While linguistics may not be the first thing companies worry about when trying to protect — or retrieve access to — their data, it can help pinpoint an attack’s origin, Rashid told Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis.

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Source: Computerworld.com | Security

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