As Trump and Kim Met, North Korean Hackers Hit Over 100 Targets in U.S. and Ally Nations

    Date04 Mar 2019
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    North Korean hackers who have targeted American and European businesses for 18 months kept up their attacks last week even as President Trump was meeting with North Korea’s leader in Hanoi.

    The attacks, which include efforts to hack into banks, utilities and oil and gas companies, began in 2017, according to researchers at the cybersecurity company McAfee, a time when tensions between North Korea and the United States were flaring. But even though both sides have toned down their fiery threats and begun nuclear disarmament talks, the attacks persist.

     

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