China: Cyber attacks against mine opponents in Vietnam, says Google

Mongabay: Malicious software is being used to spy on critics of a controversial bauxite mine in Vietnam, reports Google. The software, which enables users to type in Vietnamese characters, carries spyware that allows outsiders to remotely access computers upon which it is installed. "These infected machines have been used both to spy on their owners as well as participate in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against blogs containing messages of political dissent," Neel Mehta, ......

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