Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Large-scale cyber attack on South Korea

The authorities of South Korea declared today about the investigation beginning a large-scale cyber attack that paralyzed major computer networks of local broadcasters and banks.

Korean broadcaster KBS, MBS and YTN said today that their networks were almost simultaneously attacked and destroyed.

Two Korean banks - Shinhan Bank and Nonghyup - also said the attacks on their networks. About hacking their network reported big internet provider LG UPLUS.

The exact causes of the output of large networks of action are unclear. However, South Korean media dismiss that out of resources down there a few days after North Korea said on cyber attacks on their computers from the United States and South Korea.

The official representative of the South Korean police said today that the relevant police units now conduct an investigation. As a large-scale network failure comes amid strained relations with North Korea, the South Korean government announced that explore the possibility of Pyongyang's involvement in the incident.

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