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North, South Korea Websites Hit By Cyber Attacks On War Anniversary
2013-06-25 10:18:43

Official North and South Korean websites were reportedly attacked on Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-1953), which divided the Korean peninsula.

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2010-07-09 08:50:00

South Korean government and private websites have been attacked by cyber criminals a year after a major attack crippled sites briefly both domestically and in the United States, according to officials on Thursday.

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2009-07-12 07:00:00

A S Korean news report said on Saturday that N Korea's military is behind a series of cyber attacks against S Korean and US websites, which slowed down or disabled access by saturating the sites with traffic.

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2009-07-08 13:05:00

A widespread cyber attack that shut down US and South Korean official websites might have come from North Korea or its sympathizers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.