Symantec claims evidence that Wikileaks' Vault 7 tools were used in cyber-espionage campaign in 16 countries

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Symantec evidence backs up Wikileaks' Vault 7 claims
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Symantec evidence backs up Wikileaks' Vault 7 claims

'Longhorn' group used hacking tools detailed by Wikileaks' Vault 7 releases to attack targets in Middle East, Europe and Africa

Symantec claims to have found firm evidence that the Vault 7 hacking tools, which Wikileaks started releasing last month, were indeed used by a North American cyber-espionage group in a campaign against...

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