South Korean government agencies cyber attacked

Wednesday, 14 July 2004, 3:42 PM EST

South Korea's spy agency have said important government data may have been stolen during a spate of recent cyber-attacks launched from China.

The attacks were considered a serious threat to South Korea's national security and the Chinese government has been urged to carry out its own investigation, South Korea's National Intelligence Service said.

Hackers using information-stealing viruses had broken into 211 computers at 10 government agencies, including the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses and the Agency for Defense Development involved in weapons development, officials said.

They said 67 computers at private companies, universities and media firms were also hacked.

At The Age.

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