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FireEye, Microsoft, Cisco team up to take down RAT-flinging crew

2014/10/15

The Register - (International) A group of security and IT firms led by Novetta began a coordinated campaign to detect and remediate malware installations belonging to a cyberespionage campaign targeting policy groups, governments, financial services institutions, the education sector, and think tanks since 2010. The cyberespionage group uses several tools including Moudoor, a derivative of the Gh0st RAT remote access trojan, and the Hikiti malware used to control compromised systems.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/15/china_cyberespionage_takedown_by_microsoft_cisco/

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