Hackers ramp up attacks against Tibetan activists

By | April 18, 2012

Source: Computerworld

by Lucian Constantin

And then the Chinese people get surprise when they get a taste of their own remedy!

In this article “Hackers are ramping up their attacks against Tibetan activists and are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to deliver malware, according to researchers from security firms FireEye and Trend Micro.

In the last few of months, several security vendors have reported targeted attacks that distributed malware designed to steal confidential information from people or organizations supporting the Tibetan cause.

“No organized group receives targeted attacks with a higher volume or more regularity than Tibetan activists,” FireEye senior systems engineer Alex Lanstein said in a blog post Friday. “Not USG, not US DIB, not Taiwan … Tibet.”

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