South Korea Spy Agency Says North Hacking Smartphones

Seoul, South Korea:  North Korea attempted to hack tens of thousands of South Korean smartphones this year, using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps, the South’s spy agency said in a report submitted to parliament this week.

South Korea Smartphones Security

The National Intelligence Service said more than 20,000 smartphones may have been infected by the apps that were posted on South Korean websites between May and September, an aide to lawmaker Lee Cheol-Woo of the ruling Saenuri Party told AFP on Wednesday.

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