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'Chinese Hackers' Behind Cyberattacks

Spy Agency Says hundreds of Government Sites Attacked. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said Tuesday that the National Assembly and nine other government institutes related to national security, have recently been attacked by hackers in cyber space. The spy agency said it considers the cyber attack a “grave threat’’ to the national security. The NIS confirmed that a total of 278 computers in 10 government organizations have been assaulted by two kinds of information-stealing viruses – the Peep Trojan and Backdoor Revacc. “We found it through an investigation into the flow of viruses in mid-June when we first uncovered they infiltrated a number of personal computers in government institutes,’’ a National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) official told The Korea Times. Full Story

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