North Korean Kimsuky hacking group allegedly behind breach of South Korean nuclear institute

A North Korean hacking group with a history of high-profile attacks against South Korea allegedly breached the network of South Korea’s state-run nuclear research institute last month.

Representative Ha Tae-keung of the People Power Party, South Korea’s main opposition party, claimed 13 unauthorised IP addresses accessed the internal network of Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) on May 14.

Some of the addresses could be traced back to Kimsuky, a North Korean cyber espionage group, Ha claimed.

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Source: ZDNet