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Thursday, 16 July 2009
A recent wave of cyber attacks that crippled thousands of computers and websites in the United States and South Korea could have originated from inside Britain, experts have warned.
According to security researchers in Vietnam, the source of last week's string of attacks by the Mydoom virus - which overwhelmed systems belonging to the US Treasury and the office of the South Korean president Lee Myung-Bak - can be traced to the UK.
"We have analyzed the malware pattern that we received" said Nguyen Minh Duc, a director of Vietnamese security company BKIS, i
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
A lot of hackers do this stuff for fun, with no other motive except fun.
So who knows what their intentions were.
"We don't know that the attackers were actually based in Britain, or mainly hacked a British IP address and used it for delivery,'' an official from the Korean Communications Commission told the Korea Times.