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S. Korea sounds alert after official websites hacked

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South Korea issued a cyber attack alert Tuesday after hackers apparently penetrated a number of official websites, including the presidential Blue House, the science ministry said.

"The government can confirm a cyber attack by unidentified hackers that shut down several sites including the Blue House," the ministry said in a statement, adding that the five-stage national cyber alert had been raised from level one to two.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/s-korea-sounds-alert-after-official-websites-hacked-0