Korean media attacks by hackers who have been to combat the threat of the DPRK missile
cyber attacks, according to the AP Korea Central Daily News confirmed on the 11th, websites and servers at the same time the “black”, news reports once blocked. Some network security experts called the incident an “unprecedented”. The
cat face provocation
attack occurred about 6:30 local time on the evening of the 9th, “Central Daily News” the Korean version of the Home link does not open properly, cat face were replaced with a Wuzui laugh.
attacker posted below the photo was IsOne black “in the text, accompanied by the text of the other South Korean media implied attack on the 19th and the 29th. Do not know the date referred to in the generation of the month.
incident, loss of database part of the articles and pictures of the Central Daily News, the news editing system has been damaged, had to be the temporary home page link to other pages. Full restoration of reported business in the Central Daily News confirmed on the 11th, data recovery is continuing, and intend to re-install a new runtime system.unprecedented <
Central Daily News quoted a network security expert, then reported to attack the judgment of the way, this attack was well-organized.
attacker first enter the address of the domain name only newspaper employees. Under normal circumstances, this link of the website program will automatically go to a public Web page. However, the attackers apparently technical means to bypass this procedure, continue to remain in the previously under the domain name address, attack on the internal server.
Symantec Korean business executives the Yin Guangze (phonetic) said that previous overseas hackers to demonstrate their abilities. “Intention to replace the target site’s home page screen, but” never seen the entire (News) production system and the server to its knees. ”
“we have an emergency dispatch to the Central Daily News the investigating officers, in order to grasp the evidence,” the Korean National Police Agency network terrorist attacks in response to the central investigation room long Zhengxi Hua (phonetic) said, “We have never experienced such serious attack will be looking for hackers source, take the necessary measures. “the
, who have been threats
Zhengxi Hua said, in view of the South Korean media earlier this month by the threat of attack, authorities do not rule out the possibility that the attack of the possibility of North Korea-related.
on the 4th of this month, North Korea’s military threatened to attack the seven South Korean mainstream media, including the Central Daily News, in response to the detractors reports on North Korea. The DPRK side lists some of the media where the office building, said the missile forces has as target.
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