Hackers from North Korea stole secret information from the defense Ministry of South Korea
TOKYO, December 6 — RIA Novosti, Xenia Naka. The Ministry of defense of South Korea said the leak of information of military importance, containing sensitive information, reported the TV channel NHK.
The Ministry of defence launched an investigation, suspecting that the information was stolen by hackers from North Korea.
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“Confirmed leak of the data, including, containing military secrets. We assume that it is a crime of the North,” — said at a press conference on Tuesday the official representative of the Ministry of defense of South Korea mun San-Kyung.
The Ministry of defence suspected that the internal network of the Ministry that exists to share information between different divisions, was attacked by hackers. The investigation into multiple computers that are connected to external Internet networks, was detected viruses.
The internal network of the Ministry of defence was under attack for the first time.
The address of the Internet Protocol in the Chinese Shenyang, and especially malware are very similar to those previously used by North Korean hackers.
This summer has been stolen mail passwords 50 government employees who work on foreign policy and security. This attack also attributed to hackers from North Korea.