September 17, 2021

Investigation underway into cyber attack using purported MOU document: Seoul

ROK-based IT company says Pyongyang behind phishing attempts

Seoul is investigating an email-based cyber attack in which the sender impersonated the South Korean Ministry of Unification (MOU), the ministry announced on Friday, while declining to confirm reports that Pyongyang is linked to the phishing email.

The unification ministry took the measures after identifying the problem on Thursday, spokesperson Baik Tae-hyun told a press briefing.