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Security vendors deliver a blow against cyberespionage group Hidden Lynx

The midweek spotlight shines on cybersecurity as a cross-industry security collaboration named Operation SMN takes action against Hidden Lynx malware. Meanwhile, the Sandworm Windows zero-day vulnerability has been actively exploited in targeted attacks.
A coordinated operation involving Symantec and a number of other security companies has delivered a blow against Backdoor.Hikit and a number of other malware tools used by the Chinese-based cyberespionage group Hidden Lynx. The organisations involved in this operation include Cisco, FireEye, F-Secure, iSIGHT Partners, Microsoft, Symantec, ThreatConnect, Tenable, ThreatTrack Security, Novetta, and Volexity.