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Security researchers have traced a continuing run of zero-day attacks to the hackers who infamously hit Google and other hi-tech firms three years ago. Symantec has kept close tabs on the hackers behind the so-called Aurora attacks ever since. No other group has used more zero-day vulnerabilities – eight – to further their …
It stems from China, so it must be China? Ever heard of a honeypot? (no alot of security researchers havent)
It probably included a russian's code, as it utilised the TDSS rootkit (rather advanced malware including AES-256 crypto)
It seemed to connect to a ukranian control server for DNS....
The majority of 0-day exploits stem from the Netherlands (Remember sasser?)
And there are some really disgruntled ex-employees (or current?) that would enjoy such "revenge" --- Which is rather child like, but this mad worlds full of lots of different types!
So yes, lets play politics, Symantec Labs because thats what you do best from the top down? Engage brain next time and look in the right direction perhaps? Media avenues need to stop pointing fingers fuelling the frenzy too imo!
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