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Chinese hackers target UK firms: Report


A report has warned U.K.-based firms of cyber attacks originating from China that seek to steal trade secrets, BBC News reported. The report, by U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre and cyber units at consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. and defense solutions provider BAE Systems P.L.C., said that the group behind the attacks uses custom-made malware and spear phishing to target firms that ran key IT functions on behalf of large U.K. companies.

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