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[Ars] 3 years later, hackers who hit Google continue string of lethal attacks

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Attackers armed with a seemingly unlimited number of 0day exploits, report says.

The hackers who breached the defenses of Google and at least 34 other big companies three years ago have unleashed a barrage of new attacks since then, many that exploit previously undocumented vulnerabilities in software from Microsoft and Adobe, a new report has found.

The number of victims affected, the duration of the campaign, and the difficulty of identifying and exploiting so-called zero-day vulnerabilities mean the resources required "could only be provided by a large criminal organization, attackers supported by a nation state, or a nation state itself," the report (PDF), which was prepared by researchers from antivirus provider Symantec, concluded. Targets over the last three years have mainly been located in the defense, energy, and finance industries and educational and non-governmental organizations.

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Google should pay them. That's all I can think of right now.

Nevermind...
Edited by HybridCore - 9/9/12 at 8:06am
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Google should pay them. That's all I can think of right now.

Wow, it got to the point where people can't even read the quote...
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"could only be provided by a large criminal organization, attackers supported by a nation state, or a nation state itself,"

There's already someone paying them.
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outb4moreinb4's.

Interesting read.
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It's the soviets.
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Global Economical Jew Consipiracy striking, must be it. Or Illuminatis
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Here's to hoping it's just a really talented group of regular ol' hackers! cheers.gif
 
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i foudn the real hacker. its madj. them commusocialism is brain warshing the everyone..
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