South Korea Says North Korea Hacked Email Accounts of 56 State Officials

August 1, 2016

South Korean investigators revealed this morning that they detected over 90 attempts to hack the email accounts of various state officials, of which 56 were successful.

State prosecutors say they are sure that North Korea was behind the attacks. Officials claim the hackers used the same techniques they employed in similar attacks they carried out against South Korean officials back in 2014.

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