Data on 40,000 US Soldiers Stolen in South Korea Cyber-Attack – Claim

Edward Smith reports:

Cyber-attacks were staged on Tuesday, 25 June, marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War in 1950. The hackers compromised the websites of South Korea’s presidential office and several local newspapers.

The unidentified hackers claimed to have obtained personal data belonging to two million South Korean workers and 40,000 US military troops, including that of some 28,000 troops currently stationed in the country.

Read more on International Business Times. Other coverage on Information Age. Both outlets cite a Reuters story.   I note that there is no official confirmation of the authenticity of the claim or leaked data as of the time of this posting.

 

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