South Korea Under Cyber Attack

North Korea suspected of carrying out major cyber attack against Seoul-based banks and broadcasters
March 20th, 2013
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SEOUL – Three South Korean broadcasters and two banks were hit by a major cyber attack this afternoon, in an apparently successful attack that has rendered system-wide computer networks unusable since 1400KST (0100EST).

KBS, MBC and YTN were all hit by the attack, as were Shinhan and Nonghyup banks, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

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