Security researchers foresee the rise of "cybermercenaries"

Hackers for hire could be behind a number of coordinated cyberattacks, particularly in Asia, according to security researchers at Kaspersky Lab. "What we have here is the emergence of small groups of cyber-mercenaries available to perform targeted attacks," said Kaspersky's Costin Raiu. "We actually believe they have contracts, and they are interested in fulfilling whatever the contract requirements are."

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