North Korean hackers suspected of stealing drawings of the South Korean submarine

North Korean hackers stole the blueprints of the military ships of South Korea, broke open the database of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME). On Tuesday, October 31, according to Reuters and The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

Daewoo Shipbuilding is also building for Seoul submarines, according to Reuters. According to the South Korean opposition politicians, who leads the Agency, probably, hackers from North Korea were received and these drawings too.

The publication notes that the database DSME broke even in April 2016, of the stolen drawings became known in the course of the investigation conducted by the South Korean Ministry of defence. According to authorities, the hackers from North Korea indicate the characteristic of these methods that were previously used, for example, in the attack on SWIFT.

The representative of Daewoo told Reuters that the company learned of the stolen drawings from the media and while precise details of this information.

As recalled by the WSJ, in October it became known that hackers from North Korea stole military plans in South Korea and the United States. Speech including went on step by step instructions in the event of full-scale war with North Korea.

Hackers from North Korea called the responsible for the attack of the virus-the extortioner WannaCry, which has infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in may 2017. That for the virus are North Korean hackers, he said in October, the head of Microsoft. In addition, as indicated by the Russian company to prevent and investigate cybercrime Group-IB.