New Silence hacking group suspected of having ties to cyber-security industry

At least one member of a newly uncovered cybercrime hacking group appears to be a former or current employee of a cyber-security company, according to a new report released today.

The report, published by Moscow-based cyber-security firm Group-IB, breaks down the activity of a previously unreported cyber-criminal group named Silence.

According to Group-IB, the group has spent the last three years mounting silent cyber-attacks on financial institutions in Russia and Eastern Europe.

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Source: ZDNet