'Clandestine Fox' hackers win over energy employee in strategy change

    Date11 Jun 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A hard-to-tracking hacking group, known to use zero-day attacks, changed tack to use social media in an attempt to compromise an employee of an energy company, according to new research from FireEye. FireEye declined to say who conducted the attack other than it was the same group that ran a campaign it dubbed "Operation Clandestine Fox," which it described in April and early May. It also did not identify where the employee works.
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