Hackers Target G20 Seoul Summit Website

Several cyber attacks have targeted the website of the organizing committee of the G20 Seoul Summit and the personal computers of some members of the National Assembly, the National Intelligence Agency said Wednesday.

The NIS said there is a 1,000-strong hacker organization in North Korea with a number of hacking bases in China.

During a parliamentary audit on Thursday, the NIS said since January 2004, there have been 48,000 cyber attacks on South Korean government organizations, 9,200 of them this year, according to lawmakers.

englishnews@chosun.com / Oct. 29, 2010 12:52 KST