Malware targets Vietnamese users
Date of report
  • March 2010
Google announced that botnets and malware were targeting computer users in Vietnam with the intention of muting critics of a controversial government-approved plan that allowed a Chinese company to mine there.
Suspected victims
  • Vietnamese political activists
Suspected state sponsor
  • Vietnam
Type of incident
  • Denial of service
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown