Hacking group nicknamed SparklingGoblin is accused of stealing usernames and IP addresses from US computer retailer and Canadian schools

Adam Manno reports:

A hacking group has targeted the networks of US media and retail companies to gather usernames and IP addresses, according to research from an antivirus company.

Slovakia-based cybersecurity company Eset has identified a ‘backdoor’ used by a group it calls SparklingGoblin to enter firm’s supposedly secure servers, according to a post on the company’s blog on Tuesday.

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