Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Computer Intrusions Rise to the Attention of South Korea's Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of South Korea has issued a warning to his cabinet on the growing threat of network intrusions from North Korea and China targeting government information:
"The National Intelligence Service (NIS), Seoul's main spy agency, said it had told [South Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-Soo] that about 130,000 items of government information had been hacked over the past four years."
"The documents largely focused on foreign policy and national security, he [A NIS spokesman] added without elaborating."

SKorean PM warns of hacking threat by NKorea, China (AFP)

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