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WATCH THIS: How RATs infect computers with malicious software

Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting, discusses how remote access Trojans grab data from computers.

CNET's Dan Patterson interviewed Kevin Mitnick, founder of Mitnick Security Consulting, and Chief Hacking Officer of the security awareness training company KnowBe4, who demonstrates the dangers of RATs (remote access trojans) and how easily it grabs data from computers.

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Source: CBS News & TechRepublic

Topics: Bluetooth connection, election tampering, data theft, keynote speaker, malicious cable, remote access trojans, KnowBe4, Mitnick Security Consulting, computer infection, cyber attacks, RATs, Kevin Mitnick

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