website statistics

Google has revealed in a recent blog post that the Gmail accounts of a number of Myanmar journalists have been targeted in state-sponsored attacks.
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

Mynamar isn’t exactly known for freedom of speech and the country has been fraught with censorship issues for long. Recently, state-backed censorship has been eased a bit. Now, Gmail has started warning Myanmar journalists that their accounts have been targeted in state-sponsored attacks.


Gmail warning

Google routinely notifies its users if someone tries to break into their Gmail account. The warning is meant to help the users be alert and put even better security measures in place so as to avoid any unpleasant incident.

In a recent blog post, Google revealed that it had been registering state-sponsored attacks on the Gmail accounts of a number of Myanmar journalists. However, the warning itself doesn’t mean that the accounts have been compromised. Rather, Google stated, “If you see this warning it does not necessarily mean that your account has been hijacked. It just means that we believe you may be a target, of phishing or malware for example, and that you should take immediate steps to secure your account.”

Among the journalists who have received this warning are the editor of Voice Weekly Journal, Aung Soe and an Associated Press correspondent from Myanmar, Aye Aye Win. The instance shows that although state-backed censorship towards media may have eased a little in the country, the government may still be trying to keep a close eye on journalists.

Source: Google

Courtesy: The Hacker News

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


iOS 6.1 Bug Leads AOL Corporate To Disable iPhone-Based Meeting Management

Yahoo-Backed Email Service Hacked, Users Receive Spam
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On February 11, 2013(3 years, 6 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Check out this tutorial to know how to install Apple watchOS 3 beta certificate on your Apple Watch and start enjoying the new version.
If you are trying to jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod on iOS 9.2 - 9.3.3 without using a computer or Apple ID, then check this video tutorial.
Pokemon Go users are complaining about the crashing and server issues. Check out the tutorial to solve error problems and thanks us later.
Turning off Wi-Fi Assist is a great way to save mobile data since it automatically starts using cellular data when Wi-Fi signal is poor .
If you want to secure your SIM card from others using it, then check out this tutorial to know how to set up the SIM Pin code on your iPhone.
CiderTV is a great alternative to control Apple TV from the Notification Center. Check out this tutorial to set up CiderTV on your iPhone.
Are you annoyed by the split screen mode on the iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus? Check out this quick tutorial to turn off split screen feature.
If you could not wait to installed the iOS 10 beta version on you iPhone and now struggling for the errors, then this tutorial is for you.
Siri might not understand the question you asked. But you can use Siri by editing the text that you asked & it will give an updated answer.
Perhaps, you are new Apple user and you might have no idea how to change name of your iPhone. Check out this tutorial to change the name.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook