Latest July 2009 cyber attacks Stories

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

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online 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 Asian peninsula. The coordinated cyber attacks prompted the South Korean government in the capital city of Seoul to issue a general cyber alert. The affected South Korean websites include those belonging to the presidential Blue House, the official...

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. Five sites including those of the presidential Blue House and the foreign ministry were attacked Wednesday but very little damage was done, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said. The attacks of July 7, 2009 distributed so-called denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that shut...

2009-07-12 07:00:00

A South Korean news report said on Saturday that North Korea's military is behind a series of cyber attacks against South Korean and U.S. websites, which slowed down or disabled access by saturating the sites with traffic. The attacks were on dozens of South Korean and American government and business sites and have left hundreds of personal computers crippled. North Korea has been seen as the prime suspect of the attacks. "The No. 110 lab of the North's Ministry of People's Armed Forces,...

2009-07-08 13:05:00

A widespread cyber attack that shut down U.S. and South Korean official websites might have come from North Korea or its sympathizers, according to South Korean security agency probes on Wednesday, AFP reported. A joint effort by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and other security authorities conducted several investigations into the breach. The NIS said in a statement that the recent infiltration was not a simple attack by individuals, but rather appeared to have been elaborately...

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