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North Korea is likely behind attacks exploiting a Korean word processing program

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    North Korea is likely behind cyberattacks that have focused on exploiting a word processing program widely used in South Korea, security firm FireEye said Thursday in a report.

    The proprietary program, called Hangul Word Processor, is used primarily in the south by the government and public institutions.

    The vulnerability, CVE-2015-6585, was patched three days ago by its developer Hancom.

    FireEye's conclusion is interesting because only a handful of attacks have been publicly attributed to the secretive nation, which is known to have well-developed cyber capabilities.

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