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2011-03-04 10:55:00

The presidential office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade were among the as many as 40 South Korean institutions targeted by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Friday, various media outlets are reporting."¨According to the Korea Herald, the attacks occurred around 10am local time and targeted "a number of governmental organizations and major firms," including the Defense Ministry, the Unification Ministry, the National Assembly, the Korea Communications...

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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. 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...

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2009-07-15 10:30:09

After a week of playing the blame game, Seoul officials say a Vietnamese computer security firm is now pointing the finger at Britain as the likely source of the cyberattacks last week that penetrated major US and South Korean websites. According to the Korea Communications Commission, the source of the information was the Vietnamese firm Bach Khoa Internetwork Security. Vietnam is associated with a regional grouping known as the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team. Park Cheol-Soon,...

2009-02-25 10:58:30

Market regulators in South Korea gave unconditional approval to a merger between KT Corp. and its mobile service affiliate KTF Co. Wednesday. The Fair Trade Commission said in a statement it found no competition-limiting impact from the takeover. The decision, however, now goes to the Korea Communications Commission, the Yonhap News Agency reported. The KCC is expected to issue a ruling on the merger March 20. A KCC official warned the Fair Trade Commission's decision was advisory, not...

2008-07-22 06:00:24

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, July 22 (Yonhap) - South Korea's communications regulatory body said Tuesday it plans to widen the range of Internet Web sites that require user identification prior to posting responses on news and other online content. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said it plans to compel Web sites with daily traffic of more than 100,000 visitors to implement the system as part of a comprehensive scheme aimed at...


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