South Korean media said North Korea cyber warfare base in the territory of China Hotel
at the Korean National Assembly held a safety forum venue before placing an anti-hacking the signs.
Oriental Morning Post correspondent Zhou Jinglu
by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack led to the Korean crisis, the network 12 to an end, the vast majority of Web site attacks have been restored to normal operation, only by the number of attacks is the 7-10 attack on the four days the amount of 1/10.
but on this scale rarely seen in recent years, hackers and destructive attacks on the topic is far from settled.
South Korea since the attacks of a voice to target neighboring North Korea. South Korea’s largest media organizations, “Central Daily” published an article yesterday, is entitled “North Korea since 2004, hackers had set up base in Dandong, China,” the article, point name in Dandong, “Xinghai Hotel”, “the border in Dandong economic cooperation zones in the four-star hotel (in associated hotels) across a new office building “and” China in Shenyang, a co-operation towards a four-star hotel myohyang-san “is the Korean cyber warfare base.
But the article mentioned that three so-called “base” in an address described in the text does not match the one not mentioned in the article of construction, the only confirmed the existence of Dandong Xinghai Hotel is responsible for people yesterday in an interview with Post reporter, unequivocally denied the news was: “I can here the official position, which is totally nonsense.” The manager surnamed Shen said.
“feel ridiculous and angry”
“Central Daily” reported that this Xinghai Hotel is located in the border city of Dandong on the streets of Riverside , a total of four, “According to local people, this hotel is the beginning of a Korean man in the business, and later to the Chinese people their business. come out of this hotel to most North Koreans the hotel is the 1st floor restaurant, Layer 2 is the residence of Korean Residents In addition, there are four layers of security room size 115 square meters, which is North Korea since 2004 officially opened the cyber warfare base. “
reported flatly that , Xinghai hotel business since 2002, computer equipment installed from 2003 to mid-2004 base into its operations. There are more than 10 North Koreans resident in the 4th floor, office, computer equipment and fiber optic network will be connected to operate. “Hotel is very strange when using broadband, only a dozen of devices connected to the cable, which should be launched to communicate directly with North Korea’s band.” Reported that the office use the equipment in more than 10 Samsung desktops, Samsung CRT monitors, LCD monitors, etc., as well as large print used for a large number of network printers. Equipment and manpower are conducting a 24-hour operation and maintenance.
Xinghai hotel duty manager, Mr. Shen told reporters yesterday to accept China Morning Post said, just heard this morning reported that “after hearing the first reaction is ridiculous, that the second reaction is very angry.” He said this did not need to explain the contents of the report are also non-existent. “I can here the official position, which is totally nonsense. If the report is true, then the first is the police should intervene, how will the media?” He asked.
explained Mr. Shen, Xinghai Hotel has a semi-official nature, impossible as stated in the report. The report also said the hotel for the 4-story building, but the manager told the Post reporter surnamed Shen, hotel a total of 5 layers. He did not explain whether the Layer 4, as reports said as a “safe room.”
2004 base year of completion of network war?
this report also mentioned there are reportedly located in Dandong, a new office building opposite the hotel. Reported, the data showed that “in Dandong Border Economic Cooperation Zone of the four-star hotel (in associated hotels) opposite a new office building, including an approximately 364 square meters of new positions being established in the Computer equipment and networks are unmatched by existing hotel. ” The report quoted information that, although China’s Heilongjiang Province, Shandong, Fujian and Beijing, neighboring areas are under construction on the Korean cyber warfare base, but this base is the largest of Dandong.
Dandong hotel front desk lady in the Union, told reporters, is a bridge opposite the hotel, facing the Yalu River, not the mention of “the new office building.” The hotel’s description page also says that the hotel is located in Dandong Border Economic Cooperation Zone entrance, and North Korea across the sea.
The report quoted “an informed source said: ‘There is a move in Shenyang, China co-operation in the four-star hotel myohyang-san, it should also be North Korea’s cyber warfare base’.” Correspondent failed to check this hotel for details.
millions of Korean identity theft?
South Korean media have also quoted intelligence authorities who said: “There is intelligence that North Korea through the activities of hackers stole millions of our people’s personal information.” In addition, a processing of high-level intelligence on the DPRK The Administration said: “It is understood that the recent North Korean hackers targeting public officials use the U-disk.” the same day, belongs to a congressional intelligence committee members have said: “Several years ago North Korean military hackers had attacked us Department’s senior staff e-mail. “
for these doubts, Cheong Wa Dae’s position is” has not yet been confirmed. ” National Intelligence Service did not confirm. The opposition Democratic Party believe that this argument of “inciting the threat from the DPRK, its purpose may be to strengthen and expand the network of regulatory authority to search.”