10 Dec 2013

Hackers said to infiltrate European foreign affairs ministries ahead of G20

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Hackers of likely Chinese origin infiltrated computers belonging to the foreign affairs ministries of five unnamed European countries ahead of the G20 Summit in September, according to security researchers at FireEye. Researchers from the security firm analyzed the attack campaign, which it dubbed Ke3chang, and gained temporary access to one of the command-and-control (CnC) servers used by the hacker group. After gaining access to their targets’ computers, the hackers moved through internal networks infecting other systems and performing reconnaissance, according a FireEye report

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