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Hackers Group From China

Recently the Reuters has been found a group of highly talented hackers for hire out of China, This is revealed a U.S based computer security company on Tuesday.

Symantec Corp said about the group, which it dubbed "Hidden Lynx," was among the most technically advanced of several dozen believed to be running cyber espionage operations out of China. Unlike a previous report by another company, Symantec did not accuse the Chinese government of involvement in the cyber attacks.

Symantec Crop had reported the 28 pages of description about Hidden Lynx as a "professional organization" staffed by between 50 and 100 people and the networks and steal information, including valuable corporate secrets.The Hidden Lynx might have be involved with the 2009 Operation Aurora attacks, the most well-known cyber espionage campaign uncovered to date against U.S. companies.

The Operation Aurora hackers attacked Google Inc, Adobe Systems Inc and many more other companies. In 2010 January they are tried to read Gmail communications.

Dmitri Alperovitch is a researcher who named Operation Aurora in February 2010 when he was the first to uncover key details about the attacks and the chief technology officer at cyber security firm CrowdStrike also said his company has linked Operation Aurora to other attacks by the same group including a high-profile breach at EMC Corp's RSA security company in 2011. CrowdStrike has not publicly shared details about the group, which it calls Aurora Panda, because the firm makes money by selling proprietary research to clients.

Symantec researcher Liam O'Murchu said his company could not determine which individuals were behind Hidden Lynx and Symantec believes Hidden Lynx is based in China because much of the infrastructure used to run the attacks is there and because the malicious software was written using Chinese tools and with Chinese code.

The Symantec reported the few attributed attacks to Hidden Lynx, including a breach at cybersecurity firm Bit9 and follow-on attacks at three Bit9 clients. It also connects Hidden Lynx to a major campaign dubbed Voho, which was discovered last year by EMC's Corp's RSA security company. Voho targeted hundreds of organizations, including financial service, technology and healthcare companies, defense contractors and government agencies.

Symantec Crop report describes the group is a "highly efficient team" capable of running multiple operations at once and of targeting specific organizations across a variety of industries. That profile suggests that they were hired by clients seeking out very specific pieces of data.

Hidden Lynx's arsenal of tools included Trojan Naid and Trojan Moudoor, which siphoned data from infected computers.

O'Murch said the Hidden Lynx hackers "were either responsible for the Aurora attack or were working in conjunction with the Aurora attackers.

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