South Korean banks and television networks hit by cyber-attack

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 7:20 EDT
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South Korean police said Wednesday they were investigating reports from several major broadcasters and banks that their computer networks had come under a concerted cyberattack.

“Members of our cyber team are investigating this now,” a National Police Agency spokesman told AFP.

Yonhap news agency said at least three broadcasters — KBS, MBC and YTN — and two banks reported that their computer networks had been paralysed, with the finger of suspicion likely to fall on North Korea.

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