Suspected Foreign Hackers Breached Nine Organizations in Ongoing Espionage Campaign
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With the help of the National Security Agency, researchers at Palo Alto Networks discovered that suspected foreign hackers breached nine organizations in the defense, energy, health care, technology, and education sectors as part of an ongoing espionage campaign.
Calling the nine confirmed victims the tip of the spear, the researchers say the hackers stole passwords from some targeted organizations to maintain long-term access to those networks. Palo Alto Networks said some of the attackers' tactics and tools overlap with those used by a suspected Chinese hacking group. (Sean Lyngaas / CNN)
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