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LS Cable & System Set to Mass-produce ‘Hack-proof’ Optical Cables

LS Cable & System Set to Mass-produce ‘Hack-proof’ Optical Cables

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top wire and cable maker LS Cable & System announced on Tuesday that it is ready to mass-produce a newly-developed optical cable that is designed prevent hacking. The company developed the hack-proof optical cable using special fiber optics with enhanced coatings. The company noted that the brand-new [...]

Russia Found Behind Cyber Attacks on PyeongChang Olympics

Russia Found Behind Cyber Attacks on PyeongChang Olympics

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Russia’s military intelligence unit was found to have been behind cyber attacks against the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea’s alpine town of PyeongChang, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday. The Justice Department, together with the FBI, charged six officers of the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence [...]

A Higher Percentage of Companies Say They’ve Been Targeted by Nation-State Hackers, Radware Survey Finds

A Higher Percentage of Companies Say They’ve Been Targeted by Nation-State Hackers, Radware Survey Finds

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released its 2019-2020 Global Application & Network Security Report. The report found that more than one in four respondents attribute attacks against their organization to cyberwarfare or nation-state activity. In 2018, 19% of organizations believed they [...]

Cases of Website Defacement Up in 2019

Cases of Website Defacement Up in 2019

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of website defacements in South Korea has increased in 2019 from a year earlier, an opposition lawmaker said Wednesday. Rep. Shin Yong-hyeon of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party said webpage-related hackings, including the stealing of confidential information and injection of malicious code, numbered 501 cases as of [...]

Samsung SDS Announces Anti-hacking Tech for Electronic Signatures

Samsung SDS Announces Anti-hacking Tech for Electronic Signatures

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDS Co., an IT arm of South Korea’s top business group Samsung, said Monday it has developed an anti-hacking technology that will beef up electronic signature security. The company said the technology centers on blocking side-channel attacks, a hacking method that steals private information by analyzing signals and [...]

Open-Source Software as Easy Target for Hackers

Open-Source Software as Easy Target for Hackers

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Software freely available to the public has become a new target for hackers. SK Infosec, an information security company, held a press conference yesterday in central Seoul to disclose that 43 percent of the software vulnerabilities found in the first half of the year involved open-source software. The company [...]