North Korea hacks South’s military, officials say

North Korea is thought to have thousands of personnel involved in cyberwarfare
North Korea is thought to have thousands of personnel involved in cyberwarfare

South Korea’s military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have been breached by North Korea, the military has said.

A spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what data was accessed.

The North has previously been accused of hacking into banks and media outlets but never the South’s military, the BBC added.

The BBC added that Pyongyang has in the past rejected allegations of cyber crime involvement.

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