The Department of Cybersecurity and High-Tech Crime Prevention and Control (A05) – Ministry of Public Security said that professional units are investigating and clarifying the group of attackers who attacked VOV electronic newspaper.
In the past few days, all social networking platforms of VOV Electronic Newspaper on Google and Facebook have been spammed, threatened, insulted, called for boycott, etc. The subjects used many different accounts to comment. malice, cursing, rating VOV 1* (1 star) on Google Map.
After that, other fanpages of VOV1, VOV2, VOV TV channel… also received hundreds of similar comments consecutively. Subjects used many different accounts to “review” on Google Maps to reduce the reputation of Radio Voice of Vietnam. Photo: VOV According to VOV, the reporters who made this series of articles were also subjected to a series of strange nicks sending abusive, insulting and threatening messages. Not stopping there, the target group also searched for the phone number and social network of the VOV.VN reporter’s wife or husband to terrorize them in the form of messages. On the morning of June 13, on a fanpage called “Steel Fan Sister Hang” posted the entire so-called “how” to hack the content management software (CMS) of VOV Electronic Newspaper. “From the morning of June 13, accessing the VOV.VN address was very difficult and intermittent. At 13:00 on the same day, VOV’s electronic newspaper was hacked, making it impossible for readers to access it for many hours after that,” VOV said. VOV Electronic Newspaper has also contacted functional units of the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Information and Communications to coordinate in solving and handling the violations of extremists when deliberately attacking the technical platforms of a company. national media. Previously, on June 12, 2021, VOV Electronic Newspaper published articles: “I can’t give myself the right to insult anyone online” and “Mrs Phuong Hang with deviant livestreams: It’s time to take action. strict reason” Talking to the press, the Department of Cybersecurity and High-Tech Crime Prevention (A05) – Ministry of Public Security said that professional units are investigating and clarifying the group of attackers. VOV electronics. The Department of Cybersecurity and High-Tech Crime Prevention (A05) said that it had previously received a dispatch from VOV and understood this issue. Currently, professional units are investigating and clarifying. A05 affirmed that this is the responsibility of the unit and investigated and clarified this issue.