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Sunday, July 11, 2010

South Korean governmental and financial sites DDoSed - July 2010


DATE:
2010-07

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
South Korea

AFFECTED SITES:
president.go.kr, cwd.go.kr, mofat.go.kr, naver.com, nonghyup.com, keb.co.kr, mnd.go.kr

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Germany, Austria, Georgia, US, South Korea

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
Attacking bots were found to be infected (MyDoom) machines from the previous year's attack and so intensity of attacks were lower.

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Attack on several South Korean governmental and financial websites did not come from North Korea, but location of those controlling the botnet is unknown.

URLS:
1. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/sci/2010-07/08/c_13389878.htm
2. http://www.securecomputing.net.au/News/149906,third-wave-of-attacks-hits-south-korea.aspx


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