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Security firm claims cyber espionage to game US markets

It says hackers targeted people with access to highly insider data that can be used to profit on trades

The victims allegedly ranged from small to large cap corporations. Most are in the US and trade on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.


SECURITY researchers say they have uncovered a cyber espionage ring focused on stealing corporate secrets for the purpose of gaming the stock market, in an operation that has compromised sensitive data about dozens of publicly held companies.

Cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc,...

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