Earlier this week I blogged about a secondary school student who had been arrested after a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against websites in Vietnam.
Word has just reached me via local media reports that the authorities have allowed the student from the central province of Quang Nam to get off with little more than a slapped wrist.
An official from C15, the country’s hi-tech crime unit, is quoted as saying “The young hacker did not recognise that his attack was against the law. Moreover, this is the first time that he has made this mistake. So the police will not launch criminal proceedings against him.”
‘The website of Bach Khoa Antivirus (BKAV) was brought down by the DDoS attack.
So, just to be clear. The…
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