The unholy blackhats can gain unfettered access to the church-goer's computers
I bet the Evangelical Lutheran Church members have some of the most exciting computers you're likely to encounter. No?
Hackers are already using an Internet Explorer vulnerability disclosed this week to hack members of an evangelical church. The attackers compromised the website of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong, injecting a malicious iFrame that redirects the faithful to a malicious website sporting the Internet Explorer …
Criminals are likely going for money, since the church members will be funding the church through some means so they're likely seen as affluent targets.
State actors may be looking for links to non-state-approved underground churches on the mainland. It's not the cultural revolution any more, but the communist party still doesn't like most of the churches.
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