VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Quang Huy, 22, connected his home computer to
the server of the IT solution firm Peacesoft and then hacked into the
e-market www.chodientu.com on September 22, according to the Security
Network Center BKIS and the investigating authorities from C15 (a unit
of public security focusing on criminal investigations).
The 22-year-old hacker changed access codes for dozens of domain names
of companies using Peacesoft as a server, including www.chodientu.com ,
www.chodientu.net , www.chodientu.com.vn and www.chodientu.vn, in an
apparent take over attempt.
Therefore, when visitors tried to access the affected web addresses,
they were routed into a website containing a vilifying article about the
director of Peacesoft.
Though Peacesoft was swift in dealing with the aftermath of the hack,
the damage has already been done. The firms operations have been
Huy tried to convince investigators that someone from within the
Peacesoft Corporation had hacked into the website internally from
Peacesofts server, BKIS explained.
However, BKIS and C15 uncovered enough clues in Huys computer to rebuild
the invasion. The investigating authorities also added that they were
able to retrieve enough undeniable evidence to prove the hackers guilt.
This is the highest profile hack in Viet Nam. To date, the culprit is
one of the most skillful hackers to be arrested. Nguyen Tu Quang, chief
of BKIS said , I believe the investigations result will restore the Web
The hacker was arrested by the anti-hi-tech-criminal unit (under C15) on
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