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Vietnamese hackers suspected of attacking Anonymous’s web chat

VietNamNet Bridge - A group of Vietnamese teenagers allegedly were involved in the attack on the webchat of Anonymous, a notorious group of hackers.

VietNamNet Bridge - A group of Vietnamese teenagers allegedly were involved in the attack on the webchat of Anonymous, a notorious group of hackers.



Shortly thereafter, the Twitter account said the server which contained the Anonymous website was attacked by DDoS (distributed denial of service).

Phisher, who is believed to be an Anonymous member, later said that a group of Vietnamese teenagers were involved in the case.

“Some Vietnamese faggots called the New Kings,” he said when asked if he knew who the hackers were. “They got angry because I doxed them and called high school up.”

Phisher believes the group of hackers comprised five members with the nicknames New Kings, TAK3R, PT2K2, EZSKEY and NoLifeVN.

Anonymous tracing led them to a website that the Vietnamese teenagers hacked on which there is an IS logo and provocative words. 

Anonymous members immediately reported on their website the real names, Facebook accounts, emails and YouTube accounts of the Vietnamese hackers. They also showed detailed information about every hacker and their online activities. 

According to Anonymous, the Vietnamese hackers are aged 15-20 who have low IT skills who left “big” traces when conducting attacks.

Phisher believes that the Vietnamese hackers have just finished high school, and don’t  don’t have necessary skills. 

They created a website and then hacked it with HTML. They introduced themselves as the members of Cyber Caliphate, but there has been no confirmation from CC or IS. 

Therefore, they must not be a threat to either Anonymous or #OpParis. What the hackers did show was their poor English.

Anonymous has suggested reporting the activities of the young hackers to GhostSec, BinarySec and the Vietnamese authorities if there are new happenings.

Tien Phong reported that Phisher’s statement on Twitter caused the Vietnamese netizen community to be ‘seething’, because Anonymous is ‘famous’ and a ‘favorite’ in Vietnam.

After the bloody terrorism case in Paris on November 13, Anonymous declared war on IS.

Many Vietnamese who are Twitter users have issued apologies on Phisher’s website because they fear the action of a group of teenagers may trigger a cyber-war between Anonymous and websites in Vietnam.

On November 16, a Facebook account was opened by a Vietnamese who called himself a member of IS called Timur Zhunusov.

Huynh Van Son from the HCM City University of Education commented that the hackers have conducted ‘ill-considered behavior’.

Lawyers have warned that forging Facebook accounts and making religious insults could lead to jail sentences for the perpetrators.

Thanh Lich


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