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Who Hacked South Korea?


An employee leaves an office at a headquarters of Shinhan Bank in central Seoul March 20, 2013. South Korean police were investigating a hacking attack on an Internet provider that brought down the servers of television networks YTN, MBC and KBS as well as Shinhan Bank and NongHyup Bank on Wednesday, and the army raised its alert level due to concerns of North Korean involvement. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY CRIME LAW BUSINESS) - RTR3F7UT



Computer networks at major South Korean banks crashed Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country and prompting speculation of a cyberattack by North Korea.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks with James Lewis, director of the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.