Vietnam ’s leading internet security firm BKAV said on Feb. 6 that a person who is defined to hack its website was arrested after more than one day of investigation.
The Hi-tech Criminal Prevention Department (C50) under the Ministry of Public Security that the hacker, who attacked WebScan.vn, a webpage of BKAV’s website, www.bkav.com.vn , is a security officer of an IT company based in Hanoi .
According to the investigation agency, the attack was conducted from the culprit’s house in Hoang Mai district, Hanoi , said BKAV General Director Nguyen Tu Quang.
At present, police is continuing investigations on other persons who get involved in the case.
On Feb. 2, a cyber attack disrupted access to the BKAV website, making a stir in the network community. The matter was spotted by a member of the BKAV forum.
Earlier, in October 2008, BKAV was attacked by a powerful denial of service attack that utilised about 1,000 computers, making the BKAV site inaccessible./.