Seoul Blames Suspected N Korea Organization for Email Scams

August 1, 2016 4:13 AM

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South Korea says a suspected North Korean organization has hacked into the email accounts of dozens of officials, journalists and others in the South.

Seoul's Supreme Prosecutors' Office said Monday the organization sent phishing emails to government officials, journalists and professors who specialize in North Korean affairs to try to trick them into giving away their passwords earlier this year.

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