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North Korea suspected of hacking South Korean defense contractor

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    On Tuesday, South Korean officials announced an investigation into a security incident at Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., one of the key contractors involved with building out the nation's naval fleet.

    North Korea is their top suspect, despite a lack of evidence.

    According to local media reports, first published by Yonhap, South Korea's Defense Security Command released a statement that they've opened an investigation into the April 20 hacking at Hanjin.

    "After identifying signs that Hanjin Heavy Industries may have been hacked on April 20, the Defense Security Command is currently leading a security investigation into whether any military secrets were leaked and whether North Korea was involved," official sources told the news service.

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