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'Elderwood' hackers continue to set pace for zero-day exploits


IDG News Service - (International) Symantec released research into the Elderwood hacking platform showing that the attackers using it may be more numerous and diverse than previously thought, with several groups or subgroups using that platform to attack defense, IT, supply chain, and human rights organizations. The Elderwood platform is linked to several cyberespionage campaigns including the Operation Aurora and Icefog attacks, among others.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:15