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Saturday, June 12, 2010

South Korea government site DDoSed - June 2010


DATE:
2010-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
South Korea

AFFECTED SITES:
korea.go.kr

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Delays and downtime over 4+ hours

SOURCE COUNTRY:
China

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
Attack came from 120 China-based servers

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
South Korean government site "which provides civil services and information on government policies, suffered access delays and failures for nearly four hours…" (1).

URLS:
1. http://loatay.com/s-korean-govt-website-hit-by-cyber-attack-ministry/
2. http://news.hostexploit.com/cyberwar-news/3970-skorean-government-website-hit-by-cyber-attacks.html


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