South Korean banks and broadcasters attacked by hackers


Major investigation has begun after the major broadcasters and banks were attacked by the hackers.”We sent down teams to all affected sites. We are now assessing the situation. This incident is pretty massive and will take a few days to collect evidence,” a police official said.The hackers group “Whois Team”  is suspected to attack the internet service provider,LG Uplus affecting major broadcasters and banks.

Major broadcasters like YTN,MBC and KBS as well as Shinhan Bank and NongHyup Bank were affected .The attack has also deleted some files from the affected system.

North Korea warned South Korea and United States for facing sanctions for the nuclear test. Army raised its alert level due to concerns from the North Korea, who was involved in such attacks targeting banks and newspapers of South Korea.

Source:-Reuters

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