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Cybercriminal group spying on U.S., European businesses for profit

2015/07/08

Dark Reading - (International) Symantec reported that a cybercriminal group dubbed Morpho that was known for hacking Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter, has extended its cyber-espionage to hit research-and-development related computer systems in 49 different multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical, software, Internet, oil, and metal mining commodities organizations across 20 countries, with the majority being in the U.S. Researchers believe the group has U.S. ties and is run by an organized crime ring.

Source: http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/cybercriminal-group-spying-on-us-european-businesses-for-profit/d/d-id/1321221

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: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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