North Korean hackers stole 1,500 South Korean email accounts – MCOT Thai News Agency


Seoul, Nov. 21 – A group of computer hackers or North Korean hackers. Nearly 1,500 email accounts of South Korean citizens, including dozens of government officials, were compromised this year. After a group of hackers took control of approximately 500 Transit servers both domestically and abroad.

The Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) of South Korea reported today that The North Korean hacker organization “Kim Suki” is supported by the North Korean government. It has also been found to attempt to steal victims’ virtual assets. Including the personal information of the person ID card and passport information KNPA also said that the virtual asset theft attempt was unsuccessful due to strict security procedures.

Yonhap news agency South Korea reported that 1,468 South Koreans, including 57 former government officials and those still working for the government, had their email accounts stolen by Kim Suki in 2023, a nearly 30-fold increase from the number of people reported to authorities last year. Last year there were only 49 victims. Most of the victims last year were diplomats and security experts. But for this year 1,411 ordinary citizens, including company employees and self-employed people are victims who have suffered damage this year. – Thai News Agency

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