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Friday, June 11, 2010

Several French Embassies defaced - December 2008


DATE:
2008-12

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
US, UK, France, China, Canada

AFFECTED SITES:
ambafrance-us.org, ambafrance-uk.org, ambafrance-cn.org, ambafrance-ca.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defaced

SOURCE COUNTRY:
China

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Multiple French Embassies around the world defaced to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy's visit with the Dalai Lama.

URLS:
1. http://www.thedarkvisitor.com/2008/12/chinese-hackers-targeting-french-embassy-websites-around-the-world/


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