North Korea Tried to Hack Smartphones in South Korea With Malware-Infested Games

David Gilbert reports:

North Korea has put its elite cyber-warfare unit to work creating malware posing as smartphone games which it posted on South Korean websites and infected up to 20,000 devices.

That is according to a report from the South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) which was delivered to the parliament in Seoul this week, alleging that the smartphone games were posted on South Korean websites between 19 May and 16 September.

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