Chinese hackers reportedly target U.S. military with malware

03/15/2012 | Security News Daily

Malware writers are using the mounting tensions over Iran's nuclear program to entice unsuspecting Internet users to download malicious payloads, security experts say. Researchers from the security firm Bitdefender blame Chinese hackers for the latest round of attacks, which target U.S. military personnel by sending them an infected fake YouTube video hidden in a Word document titled "Iran's Oil and Nuclear Situation.doc."

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