North Korea blamed for carrying out thousands of cyber attacks on South in recent years

North Korea blamed for carrying out thousands of cyber attacks on South in recent yearsJohannesburg, Oct. 16 : North Korea has carried out thousands of cyber attacks against the South in recent years, causing financial losses of around 805 million dollars, a Seoul lawmaker has said.

Citing government data, ruling party MP Chung Hee-Soo said that a lot of data related to national infrastructure, including chemical storage facilities and information relating to personal financial dealings have been stolen by the North, news24 reports.

According to the report, using information provided by the Defence Ministry's cyber warfare unit, Chung said that the South Korean military alone had been targeted 6 392 times by North Korean cyber attacks since 2010. (ANI)

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