Cybersecurity News that Matters

Cybersecurity News that Matters

South Korean police have raised concerns about the rise of sexual cyberbullying among teenagers, including an increase in the creation and distribution of abusive sexual images and videos. On Tuesday, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency released data on school bullying and teen crime, detailing the period from January to June of this year. According to […]

A South Korean army officer has been apprehended for stealing the personal information of approximately 90 former soldiers to obtain controlled substances. On June 21, authorities arrested a service member in his 40s, who serves as an officer in the army, on charges of violating narcotics control and privacy laws, as confirmed by a spokesperson […]

On Tuesday, a privacy expert emphasized the crucial role that regulation plays in protecting the personal information of children, as they lack awareness of the potential risks associated with their online activities, leaving them especially vulnerable to exploitation. In an online interview, Graham Doyle, Deputy Commissioner and Head of Corporate Affairs, People & Learning, Media […]

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The operator of Raccoon Stealer, who was out of action since the Russia-Ukraine War began, has recently been confirmed to have returned with an upgraded V2 version. The current V2 version is disguised as a cracked software installation file that was often used in the past V1 distribution. Source: S2W On March 25, 2022, the […]

San Francisco ― We picked four news for you. Have a great weekend! 1. Smart Home Hacks Under Scrutiny as South Korean Authorities Dive In South Korean Authorities are launching an investigation into smart home hacks. The Ministry of Science and ICT announced on Wednesday that they started a joint investigation with the Ministry of […]

We picked five stories for you. Have a great weekend! 1. South Korea and U.S. Agreed to Strengthen Cyber Deterrence Against North Korea South Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden held a summit meeting in Seoul last Saturday. In the joint statement after their first diplomatic engagement, the two leaders agreed […]

Tackling smart home hacks has emerged as one of the key promises made in local elections in South Korea. Bae Kook-hwan, the Democratic Party’s candidate for the Seongnam mayoral election, promised to protect personal data from smart home hacks. In a statement released to the press last Tuesday, Bae stressed that he would put an […]

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