[HackerNews] Researchers Uncover Hacker-for-Hire Group That’s Active Since 2015

A new cyber mercenary hacker-for-hire group dubbed “Void Balaur” has been linked to a string of cyberespionage and data theft activities targeting thousands of entities as well as human rights activists, politicians, and government officials around the world at least since 2015 for financial gain while lurking in the shadows.
Named after a many-headed dragon from Romanian folklore, the adversary

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