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Report: North Korea May Be Behind DDOS Attacks On U.S., Korean Government Sites
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Written by Daniel   
Friday, 10 July 2009 11:20
    At least 12,000 South Korean computers involved in attacks, intelligence agency says

Jul 08, 2009 | 04:56 PM
By Tim Wilson
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Supporters of North Korea may be behind a series of denial-of-service attacks that have crippled U.S. and South Korean government Websites during the past five days, a news report says.

According to an Associated Press report, an unnamed South Korean lawmaker's aide stated that intelligence agencies believe North Korean sympathizers are behind the distributed denial-of-service attacks, which overwhelmed at least a dozen U.S. government sites and 11 South Korean sites, including the U.S. White House and South Korea's Blue House. [Comments....]
 

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