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[ISN] N.Korea 'Under Cyber Attack'
Mar. 15, 2013
North Korea has fallen victim to a massive cyber attack since Wednesday
morning, a senior South Korean government official said. He added Seoul is
trying to find out who is behind it.
"Internet resources of the country have come under a powerful hacker attack
from abroad," Russia's ITAR-TASS news agency, which has a branch in Pyongyang,
reported on Wednesday night. The country's websites apparently all went offline
until late Thursday afternoon.
They included propaganda outlets like the Rodong Sinmun, the KCNA news agency
and Naenara, which are blocked in South Korea.
An expert at a government-funded think tank in Seoul said it is unlikely that
an attack on this scale was launched by an individual hacker since all websites
with North Korea-based servers were affected and the attack lasted for two
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