North Korean Hackers Stole U.S.-South Korean Military Plans, Lawmaker Says

The New York Times Article (Choe Sang-Hun)

Photo Above: United States soldiers during a joint military exercise with the South Korean military 
in Pocheon, near the heavily fortified border with North Korea. 
Credit: Jung Yeon-Je/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

South Korean lawmaker Rhee Cheol-hee revealed Tuesday morning that last year’s North Korea hacking of the South Korean military network obtained much more information than the media originally disclosed. 235 gigabytes of information had been stolen, 80% of which remains unidentified. One major military plan that was leaked involved a joint effort between the United States and South Korea. This “decapitation plan” described the removal of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un if war erupted between North and South Korea.

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