Korean peninsula

Korea has been a single political entity controlling over Korean Peninsula until the end of World War II, when Soviet Union and United States each occupied northern and southern halves respectively. The division further leads to founding of today’s North Korea and South Korea. Tensions between two countries remain high as both parties want to bring a unified peninsula under its rule. Heavy military are still stationed at the border which runs along north of 38th parallel.

South Korea has blamed North Korean hackers for a series of cyber attacks in recent years.  Photo: Tribune News Service

North Korea suspected of hacking Seoul subway operator

North Korea is suspected of having launched a cyber attack last year on the South Korean capital’s subway system that carries millions of commuters every day, a Seoul lawmaker said, citing intelligence reports.

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