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Thai govt websites infested with malware

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Nearly 100 Thai government websites were hacked and used to send malware in April, according to an online security expert. 

More than 500 distinct attacks were launched from these websites, representing about 85% of all government-hosted malware in the world, Paul Mutton posted on the website of Netcraft Ltd, an internet services company based in Bath, England, on Tuesday.

Seven of the hacked sites belong to Thai police forces, such as the Narathiwat Provincial Police website at narathiwat.police.go.th, where hackers have appended a large chunk of malicious script to the page, wrote Mr Mutton.

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