BKIS plans to sue network security agency for defamation

BKIS plans to sue network security agency for defamation
BKIS plans to sue network security agency for defamation

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By Truong Son
Thanh Nien News
31 July, 2009

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) said in a letter 
that Hanoi-based Bach Khoa Internetwork Security, known as BKIS, had 
=E2=80=9Cviolated international law=E2=80=9D by investigating the cyber attacks and 
isolating the master server without the consent of parties involved, 
including VNCERT, which had received a help request from the South 
Korean side.

Nguyen Tu Quang, general director of BKIS, said =E2=80=9CVNCERT=E2=80=99s letter has 
caused misunderstandings and severely damaged the reputation of BKIS.=E2=80=9D

Quang said BKIS, which operates at the Hanoi University of Technology, 
is consulting a law firm, adding that it was =E2=80=9Chighly likely=E2=80=9D that a 
lawsuit would be filed against VNCERT. He did not identify the law firm.

He added that content from VNCERT=E2=80=99s letter had been posted on the 

Surveys by the firm have found that a large number of people now think 
that BKIS violated the laws for controlling two servers in the UK, which 
were believed to have directed the hacking into several US and South 
Korea websites, he said.

The director said that BKIS understands international law and had dealt 
with many cyber crimes alongside Vietnam=E2=80=99s Ministry of Public Security.


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