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Hongcheon, Gangwon―Released in 1966, the movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly depicts an uneasy alliance and struggle among three men on a quest for hidden treasure. Echoing the film’s themes, a group of experts in artificial intelligence security recently held a workshop titled “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of AI Security.” […]

A popular South Korean YouTube entertainment channel with over 8 million subscribers, along with the company’s streaming content platform, was hacked on Saturday. The channel’s name and profile picture were replaced with those of a cryptocurrency company, and all previously hosted content was removed and replaced. Total Variety Network (tvN), a pay television channel that […]

The United States telecommunications giant AT&T, which serves over 114.5 million wireless subscribers, recently experienced a major data breach. Information on 109 million users was illegally downloaded and exposed on a third-party platform. On July 13, AT&T disclosed on its website that nearly all of its customers’ data had been exposed. According to the company, […]

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Hongcheon, Gangwon―Released in 1966, the movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly depicts an uneasy alliance and struggle among three men on a quest for hidden treasure. Echoing the film’s themes, a group of experts in artificial intelligence security recently held a workshop titled “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of AI Security.” […]

A popular South Korean YouTube entertainment channel with over 8 million subscribers, along with the company’s streaming content platform, was hacked on Saturday. The channel’s name and profile picture were replaced with those of a cryptocurrency company, and all previously hosted content was removed and replaced. Total Variety Network (tvN), a pay television channel that […]

The United States telecommunications giant AT&T, which serves over 114.5 million wireless subscribers, recently experienced a major data breach. Information on 109 million users was illegally downloaded and exposed on a third-party platform. On July 13, AT&T disclosed on its website that nearly all of its customers’ data had been exposed. According to the company, […]

The “2024 Supply Chain Security Workshop” was held on July 11, where experts discussed the new “Software Supply Chain Security Guidelines 1.0,” announced on May 13. The experts emphasized the importance of the guidelines and agreed that industry-specific legislation should be implemented. The “Software Supply Chain Security Guidelines 1.0” is a set of standards developed […]

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is looking to enhance information-sharing systems between itself and South Korea to bolster the security of both entities, according to the NATO Secretary General on Wednesday. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg informed reporters that NATO is seeking “better systems and methods for the exchange of information” between South Korea […]

A South Korean white hat hacker emphasized on Wednesday the importance of taking an offensive approach in defending the country against cyber adversaries, suggesting that domestic cyber weapons be developed that are capable of deployment in crucial situations. Park Chan-am, Chief Executive Officer at the South Korean cybersecurity company STEALIEN, noted that cyber electronic warfare […]

South Korea’s police agencies have been a continual target of malicious actors, facing more than 20,000 hacking attempts in the past five years. In a press release on Sunday, South Korean lawmaker Yang Bu-nam disclosed that the national police agency and its affiliated organizations experienced 20,008 hacking attempts from 2019 to 2023. The lawmaker noted […]

Fake applications posing as government programs on Google Play Store, including one named ‘The Gyeonggi Pass,’ falsely promise to support users’ transportation fees while aiming to steal personal information and money, according to a Gyeonggi official. Locating the city of Seoul in the heart of the area, Gyeonggi-do is the most populated province in South […]

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A malicious application disguised as a utility and productivity tool has targeted South Korean Android users, aiming to steal their financial information, including banking usernames and passwords. On Thursday, the Financial Security Institution (FSI), which is responsible for responding to cyber threats in the financial services sector in South Korea, warned that a bogus application […]

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