“Watering hole” attacks via internet

In 2009, high profile web site attacks by a group using the Hydraq (Aurora) Trojan horses started. Symantec has been monitoring the attacking group’s activities for the last three years as they’ve consistently targeted a number of industries. These attackers have used a large number of zero-day exploits against not just the intended target organization, but also on the supply chain manufacturers that service the company in their cross hairs. Read more