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Symantec Discovers Hacking Group Hired For Online Attacks
2013-09-18 14:25:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A newly published report from the cyber-security company Symantec said the hacker group known as Hidden Lynx is based out of China. However, unlike previous similar reports, the latest analysis did not tie cyber-attacks specifically to the Chinese government. The company said it has been tracking the hacker syndicate for the last two years and found them to be responsible for six major online attacks. At times, these attacks have...

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2012-09-08 07:26:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online The group which unleashed the Hydraq or Aurora Trojan horse against Google and 34 other companies in 2009 has also been linked to attacks that have compromised systems at defense contractors, human rights organizations, and other groups, according to one computer security firm. In a report released on Friday, Symantec officials revealed that they had been monitoring the group's activities and discovered that they had used "a...


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