In Seoul reported on the possible involvement of hackers from the DPRK to the abduction of secret military documents in South Korea
Hackers the DPRK may have abducted from South Korea, a large number of military documents. Including it is likely that the cybercriminals are from this country last got a joint operational plan of Seoul and Washington’s elimination of North Korea’s top leadership.
According to the Agency Yonhap, on Tuesday, October 10, the Deputy told the South Korean Parliament from the ruling Democratic party “Tabora” Lee Chul-Hee, citing unnamed sources in the defense Ministry of the Republic. According to him, in September of 2016, hackers penetrated the Centre of the integrated data protection to steal secret files. In particular, they managed to get an Operational plan – 5015 and Operational plan – 3100.
OPLAN 5015 was a last designed by Seoul and Washington scheme of action in case of full-scale war with Pyongyang, which included detailed instructions on the “decapitation” of the North Korean leadership. OPLAN 3100 – a plan for South Korea, providing response to local provocation of the DPRK.
According to Deputy Lee, was abducted 235 gigabytes of military documents. With 80% of them are yet to be determined. “The Ministry of national defence has not yet determined the content 182 gigabytes from all the (stolen) data,” – said the MP.
Among the stolen data was also the plan for special forces of South Korea in the event of unforeseen circumstances, the reports of the high command of the allies, as well as information on key military installations and power plants.
As noted by Yonhap news, in may of this year the investigating bodies of the defense Ministry of South Korea announced that hackers from the DPRK, apparently, was behind the hacking of the chief military online network of the country. Then does not specify what data was stolen.
In early September, the defense Ministry of South Korea announcedthat Seoul quickly forms a special team that will be tasked to eliminate the North Korean leadership. “We are in the process of conceptualization of the plan,” said defence Minister song young-Moo, answering the question whether it is possible to conduct a “decapitation strike” at the DPRK leadership. “We expect to create division by December 1 and begin to work,” he added.
In early January of this year, the South Korean Agency Yonhap reported, citing sources in the army that the Armed forces of South Korea and American forces are planning to form a special unitwhose task will be the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong UN at the start of hostilities on the Peninsula.
In mid-March, the same publication wrote that in the course of joint exercises of the United States and the Republic of Korea Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, the US Navy seals will practice the skills necessary for the elimination of the military command of the DPRK and the key facilities of military infrastructure in the event of war.