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Thu March 21, 2013
South Korea Investigates Cyberattack
Originally published on Thu March 21, 2013 7:23 am
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
We're tracking a cyber attack at the top of NPR's business news.
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INSKEEP: South Korea was hit by a cyber attack yesterday, that took out the systems at the country's banks and television networks. More than 30,000 computers went down. Now South Korea says the initial investigation shows that a Chinese Internet address was the source of the attack. It is still too early to assign blame though, because Internet address can be easily manipulated. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.