Friday, October 31, 2014

Researchers reveal new Chinese hacking group

The Axiom group has hit at least 43,000 computers around the world, targeting pretty much all kinds of victims such as government and law enforcement agencies, human rights and environmental groups, Fortune 500 companies, software companies, and more, according to the researchers.

Novetta Solutions, the cybersecurity firm that leads the coalition, says the group has ties with the Chinese government, and is more sophisticated than the People's Liberation Army Unit 61398, the infamous hacking group accused of a slew of cyberattacks and unmasked in February of last year

"These state-sponsored hackers are exceedingly stealthy and agile by comparison with the People's Liberation Army Unit 61398," the FBI wrote in its alert, which was obtained by The Washington Post.

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