North Korea accused of hacking into DSME

North Korea stands accused of hacking into one of the world’s top shipbuilders.

A South Korean politician has claimed the Kim Jung Un regime stole warship blueprints from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The South Korean government is now in touch with DSME to try and strengthen the yard’s cyber resilience.

North Korean hackers have been accused of many cyber attacks this year, including the WannaCry ransomware attack in May.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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