Nearly 200 Vietnam websites hacked in one night

VietNamNet Bridge. Jul 8, 2011. On the night of July 3, 2011, nearly 200 websites with the domain names “.vn”, “.com” and “.net” on the same server were attacked. The websites included the one of the Binh Duong provincial Finance Department.

June 2011 was considered the “hottest month” for the Internet security community with a record high number of attacks to the websites in Vietnam. Agencies and enterprises have been warned about their inappropriate attention to the Internet security. However, the situation has not changed much, as nearly 200 websites with domain names “.vn”, “.com” and “.net” on the same server were attacked were attacked just within a night.

Zone-H, the website which regularly names attack cases, two of the attacks were carried out by a group of hackers called “md. l07hdh”. After the attacks, the group left the worlds “hacked by md. l07hdh – musuh kita adalah nafsu, munafik dan kafir”.

The noteworthy thing is that among the lately attacked websites, there were the ones managed by the Binh Duong provincial Finance Department (sotaichinhbinhduong.gov.vn) and an education website of the Thach That district in Hanoi at thachthat.edu.vn.

Also according to Zone-H, the server system of the 200 websites hacked by md. l07hdh ran on Linux operation system.

When checking on http://dedicatedornot.com/, experts have found out that the websites attacked on July 3 were located on the same server owned by a well- known hosting and domain service provider in Vietnam.

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