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The Hackers of North Korea have stolen a large cache of documents of the armed forces of South Korea, including a plan to assassinate the leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un.
Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker, said the information was from his country, the ministry of defence.
The danger of the papers include wartime contingency plans drawn up by the united states and South Korea.
Also included are reports of the allied commanders.
In South korea, the ministry of defence has refused to comment on the accusation.
The plans for the South of the special forces were, reportedly, access, along with information on major power plants and military installations in the South.
Mr Rhee belongs to South Korea’s ruling party, and sits in his parliament, defense commission. He said that some 235 gigabytes of military documents had been stolen from the Defense Integrated Data Center, and that 80% of them have not yet been identified.
The hack took place in September of last year. In May, South Korea said that a large amount of data that had been stolen and that North Korea has been the cyberattack, but did not give details of what was taken.
North korea denied the claim.
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South korea’s Yonhap news agency that Seoul has been subject to a barrage of cyber attacks by its neighbor communist in the past few years, with many targeting government websites and facilities.
The isolated state is believed to specially trained hackers abroad, including in China.
North korea has accused South Korea of “manufacturing” claims.
The news that Pyongyang is likely that you have accessed the Seoul and Washington on the war plans of the Koreas will do nothing to ease tensions between the united states and North Korea.
The two nations have been verbal disagreement with the North Korean nuclear activities, with the US pressing for a cessation of missile tests and Pyongyang pledged to continue with them.
The North recently claimed to have successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb, which can be loaded in a long-range missile.
In a speech at the UN in September, the us President, Donald Trump threatened to destroy North Korea if they threatened the united states or its allies, and said that his leader “is on a suicide mission”.
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Mr. Kim replied with a strange statement, vowing to “tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire”.
Mr Trump, the last comment took the form of a cryptic tweet over the weekend, where he warned that “only a thing that is going to work” in relations with North Korea, after years of talks had proved fruitless. He did not elaborate further.