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North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows

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June 2, 2011
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“Secretive North Korea is scouring its universities for computer prodigies to send overseas for training as part of a plan to expand its cyber warfare unit, a defector said on Wednesday, underscoring the increased risk of cyber attacks.

The South has accused the North of being responsible for a number of computer hacking incidents this year, including an ‘unprecedented act of cyber terror’ in April that brought down the network of a leading South Korea bank.”

Source: North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows: defector | Reuters