China Still ‘King’ Spam

The most active countries sending spam is still held by China. Although the percentages were little changed, down 1.2% China, the United States fell 0.9% and South Korea fell by 3%.

Of Kaspersky Lab notes, the majority of email spam remains small with under 1 Kb file. In the second quarter, email spam small rose 4.8% and in total accounted for 73.8% of all spam emails.

Number of malicious attachments in the second quarter, down 1% from the first quarter to 2.3% of all spam emails.

Among the threats that spread through email, the most dominant is the email that is designed to steal user accounts to access the data (eg username and password), especially username and password for online banking services.

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Hackers Steal the South Korean Government Documents

China Hackers
China Hackers

Hackers (hackers) from China allegedly managed to steal a number of documents the government of South Korea (ROK) for defense and foreign affairs through a computer network. If true, this is for the umpteenth time that South Korea suffered an attack from Chinese hackers.

According to sources from the National Intelligence Agency, an unnamed government computer networks by hackers successfully broken misusing email account the diplomats, staff of the president, and others who are also close to power.

South Korean newspaper pages, JoongAngIlbo, Friday, October 15, 2010, revealed a case in which hackers managed to enter the target computer system after a government official provoked open an email attachment (email) about the scheduled visit of North Korean leader (North Korea), Kim Jong Il, to China last month. Email will not suspect anything because my email account a hacker using a high-ranking officials in Seoul. Continue reading “Hackers Steal the South Korean Government Documents”