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Hacker warning for Myanmar press

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Google has warned Myanmar-based journalists that their email accounts might have been hacked by "state sponsored" attackers. 

The warnings have been issued to employees of Myanmar news organisation Eleven Media; Bertil Lintner, a Thailand-based author and expert on Myanmar’s ethnic groups; and a Myanmese correspondent for The Associated Press.

“I can certainly confirm that we send these types of notices to accounts that we suspect are the targets of state-sponsored attacks,” Google spokesman Taj Meadows told the New York Times.

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