Servers of South Korea Broadcasters and Banks Crash by Possible Cyberattack

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
 
South Korean police are investigating whether North Korea has a hand in the shutdown of computer networks of the country’s three major broadcasters and three banks. Authorities have also said the government is bracing for more possible cyberattacks. Terrestrial networks KBS and MBC, as well as cable channel YTN, have reported that their computers were affected. Their broadcast, however, remain normal. Meanw
 

Chinese Military Accused of Orchestrating Cyberattacks Against US Companies

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
 
A report published by a U.S.-based security firm claims that the recent cyberattacks against American corporations and government agencies were conducted by the Chinese armed forces. The Mandiant report specifically pointed at Chinese military Unit 61398, claiming that the digital trail led investigators to the building that houses that unit. China’s Ministry of National Defense countered the report, citing