Number of North Korean Cyberattacks Doubled in Month, Seoul Says

March 11, 2016 2:33 PM

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South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Friday that the number of North Korean cyberattacks on the South has doubled over the past month.

The National Intelligence Service told a parliamentary committee meeting that the North unsuccessfully tried to hack into the railway control system and computer networks of financial institutions in South Korea, according to the office of lawmaker Joo Ho-young, who attended the private meeting.

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