Sinodefence forum is hacked?

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    Well you know what they say... two and two make four.

    Or in this case, 15,000 + 15,000 + 10,000 names of marines= 40,000 names of marines.

    Heh.
     
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    I was just about to post that. It would actually be pretty cool if it was true, lol.
     
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    Is Anonymous behind the cyber attacks in South Korea? They seem to blame it on North Korea. Is North Korea attacking SDF?
     
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    That's sig material!
     
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    Wow, we took a few swing at that little fat kid, and we got hacked...that's an honor, SDF must be famous and influential enough to get the royal treatment!
     
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    I bet tonight at North Korean news they will say SDF's action is a "declaration of war" and will turn our web pages into "sea of fire" by messing up our reply button.
    Maybe they will be merciful to Equation by not messing around with the like button.
     
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    Or South Korea is just using this as an opportunity to blame North Korea. Why would the North care about US soldiers personal data to post it on South Korean sites. For all we know whoever in Anonymous that hacked SDF probably couldn't tell the difference between Chinese and Koreans. Maybe South Koreans don't know what the context of "Anonymous" means. They probably looked up the definition in a dictionary and concluded it was North Korea trying to hide by being anonymous.
     
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    Now a bunch of nationalistic South Koreans under Anonymous sounds more plausible.


    Four-year hacking spree in South Korea blamed on 'Dark Seoul Gang'

    Four-year hacking spree in South Korea blamed on 'Dark Seoul Gang'
    ReutersBy Jim Finkle | Reuters

    By Jim Finkle

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Researchers with U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp say they have uncovered digital evidence that links cyber attacks on South Korea dating back four years to a single hacking group dubbed the "Dark Seoul Gang."

    Eric Chien, technical director with Symantec Security Response, said late on Wednesday that his firm made the connection while reviewing malicious software code used to launch attacks that disrupted some South Korean government websites earlier in the week.

    He said that the evidence did not uncover the identity of the gang members.

    North Korea has been blamed for previous cyber attacks on South Korean banks and government networks, although Pyongyang denies responsibility and has said it has also been a victim.

    Symantec researchers found chunks of code that were identical to code in malicious programs used in four previous significant attacks, the first of which happened on July 4, 2009, according to Chien.

    "We know that they are one gang," he said. "It is extremely well coordinated."

    He estimates that the group has between 10 and 50 members, based on the sophistication of the code and the complexity of their attacks.

    The July 4, 2009, attack wiped data on PCs and also launched distributed denial of service attacks that disrupted websites in South Korea as well as the United States.

    In March of this year, the gang knocked tens of thousands of PCs off line at South Korean companies by destroying data on their hard drives, Chien said. It was one of the most destructive cyber attacks on private computer networks to date.

    Symantec published its report on the gang on its website: Four Years of DarkSeoul Cyberattacks Against South Korea Continue on Anniversary of Korean War | Symantec Connect Community

    A hacking attack on Tuesday, the anniversary of the start of the Korean War in 1950, brought down the main websites of South Korea's presidential office and some local newspapers, prompting cybersecurity officials to raise the alert.

    (Reporting by Jim Finkle; Editing by Eric Beech)
     
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    Anyway guys, if the site goes down, be careful of logging in for awhile. Who knows what malware the attackers could have left behind. They might have gotten IP lists as well, so hope you are sitting behind at least a NAT firewall or something.
     
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    If the attack on Sinodefence forum is directly connected to this, it smells like a cover-up.
     
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