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Some of the malicious software that paralyzed computer networks at major South Korean banks and TV broadcasters last week originated in the United States and three European countries, authorities in Seoul said Monday.
South Korean officials said Friday that they erred in linking a massive cyberattack against banks and broadcasters this week to an Internet address in China — illustrating the difficulties inherent in identifying the hackers behind such attacks.
In an embarrassing twist to a coordinated cyberattack on six major South Korean companies this week, investigators said Friday they wrongly identified a Chinese Internet Protocol address as the source.
A Chinese Internet address was the source of the cyberattacks that hit South Korean banks and broadcasters Wednesday, wiping the memories of as many as 32,000 computers and shutting down ATMs and online banking, authorities in Seoul said Thursday.
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If you're reading this online, you're fine. The day that was supposed to see thousands of people knocked off the Internet has arrived, but only a few people were affected.
A group of some 27,000 South Koreans is suing Apple for $26 million for what they claim are privacy violations from the collection of iPhone user location information.
South Korea's communications regulator fined Apple's local operation 3 million won ($2,830) for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information.
South Korea says an alleged hacking attack that originated in China compromised the personal information of millions of the cyber-savvy country's Internet users.