How Hackers Snooped on Government Officials at the 2011 G20 Summit Meeting

According to this story, dozens of computers of diplomats from countries including the Czech Republic, Portugal, Bulgaria, Hungary and Latvia had their computers infected with a virus designed to extract information when they were at the G20 summit in Paris in February 2011. The virus, believed to originate from China, came as an attachment to an e-mail that had a simple message: click on the attachment to see naked pictures of Carla Bruni. According to a government source who spoke to the reporter,”almost everybody who received the email took the bait.”