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Hackers Target Foreign Policy Group Websites

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 17:39
Internet security researchers warn that foreign policy and human websites are being booby-trapped by hackers in what appears to be cyber espionage

Internet security researchers have warned that foreign policy and human rights websites are being booby-trapped by hackers in what appears to be cyber espionage.

As of 14 May 2012, websites for Amnesty International Hong Kong, the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United States Center for Defence Information (CDI) remained rigged to slip ‘hostile’ code onto visitors' computers, according to Shadowserver Foundation devoted to tracking and reporting Internet threats.

Shadowserver researchers warns in a blog post that, "These attackers are not spreading malware through strategically compromised websites to make friends."

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Source: 
The Citizen