South Korea’s National Intelligence Service has alleged that North Korean cyber army has infected a lot of smartphones. Victims reportedly downloaded infected applications from websites assuming that they were games but contained malicious code.
However, NIS has not revealed whether the infected devices actually suffered any damage. Intelligence officials countered the threat by removing the malicious apps from the infected websites and devices, and securing them with advanced computer vaccines. South Korea has frequently accused North Korea of launching cyber attacks on its tech-savvy citizens, media outlets, and government establishments.Read more