Korean sites still down after war anniversary hack

June 26, 2013 • Business

South Korean army’s K-55 A1 self-propelled howitzers fire during a military exercise to mark the 63rd anniversary of the start of the Korean War in Yeoncheon near the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. The three-year Korean War broke out on June 25, 1950 when Soviet tank-led North Koreans invaded South Korea. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lim Byung-shick) KOREA OUT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Several North and South Korean websites that went offline on a war anniversary remained shut down Wednesday, a day after what Seoul partly blamed on a hacking attack.

The shutdown appeared to be less severe than one in March, and some government and private sector sites were operating again.

The main page of the presidential Blue House was restored, but websites for the prime minister’s office, the science ministry and South Korea’s spy agency remained offline. The conservative South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo was back online.

North Korea’s national airline, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the Login to read more

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