Symantec: Similarities Found Between Cyber Espionage Group’s Practices & Vault 7 Info


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has released a report that points to similarities in the hacking tools and techniques used by a cyber espionage group dubbed “Longhorn” and what appears to be CIA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The company said Monday the Vault 7 documents that WikiLeaks claims to detail CIA hacking practices contain similarities and potential links with the observed behavior of Longhorn.

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“Given the close similarities between the tools and techniques, there can be little doubt that Longhorn’s activities and the Vault 7 documents are the work of the same group,” Symantec noted.

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