Vietnamese activists targeted by notorious hacker group

The Ocean Lotus hacker group, which has been suspected of having ties to the Vietnamese government, is behind a sustained campaign of spyware attacks against the country’s human rights activists, a new Amnesty investigation. Tech reveals, emphasizing a growing assault on freedom of expression.

These latest attacks by Ocean Lotus highlight the repression that Vietnamese activists at home and abroad face in order to defend human rights. This illegal surveillance violates the right to privacy and stifles freedom of expression.

Likhita Banerji, Amnesty International researcher Tech

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