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US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrated Cambodia’s politics


A file photo of visitors standing in front of an electronic data display showing a map of China at the Global Mobile Internet conference in Beijing. A California-based security-research firm said that it found evidence that an elite Chinese government-linked hacking team has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media in the months leading up to Cambodia's July 29 election. — AP

A file photo of visitors standing in front of an electronic data display showing a map of China at the Global Mobile Internet conference in Beijing. A California-based security-research firm said that it found evidence that an elite Chinese government-linked hacking team has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media in the months leading up to Cambodia's July 29 election. — AP

BEIJING: Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. 

For weeks, the sender nudged Monovithya Kem to open an attachment described as containing interview questions. 

Cambodia , politics , China , hackers , cybersecurity

   

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