North Korea's computer hackers target south and US?

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 1:03 PM EST

North Korea has trained as many as 600 computer hackers to be capable of launching a cyber-war on South Korea, the US or Japan, South Korea’s defence ministry said on Monday.

Coming amid intelligence reports that Pyongyang might be preparing to test a ballistic missile, the report will exacerbate jitters over the extent of the communist state’s destructive ability.

By Anna Fifield at FT.

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