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N. Korea's website-hacking

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SEOUL, April 4 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean Website has been hacked by a group of international computer hackers, North Korea watchers said Thursday.

Due to the hack, the personal information of roughly 9,000 members of "Uriminjokkiri" has been made available to the public on the Internet, they said.

The personal information obtained by the hackers includes names, IDs, e-mail addresses and the genders of the sites' members, the watchers said. In particular, many of the members' names were written in Korean.

Calling themselves "Anonymous Korea," the hackers said they have attacked North Korean Websites such as www.korea-dpr.com, www.airkoryo.com.kp, www.naenara.com.kp and www.friend.com.kp.

The hackers also said they will support the North Korean citizens' struggle for freedom, democracy and peace.

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