The sun sets behind the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge. The Wuhan government and China’s Ministry of Emergency Management were targeted by Vietnamese hackers, a US cybersecurity firm says. Photo: AP

Vietnamese hackers targeted Chinese state organisations for coronavirus information, say researchers

  • US cybersecurity firm FireEye said hacking group APT32 tried to compromise Ministry of Emergency Management and Wuhan government emails
  • FireEye believes the group operates on behalf of Vietnam’s government and was searching for information about Covid-19 and attempts to combat it
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The sun sets behind the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge. The Wuhan government and China’s Ministry of Emergency Management were targeted by Vietnamese hackers, a US cybersecurity firm says. Photo: AP
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