[ISN] 3 gambling operators indicted for buying NK hacking software

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/09/116_164369.html By Lee Kyung-min The Korea Times 2014-09-10 Three men were indicted for buying hacking programs from North Korean agents to use for online gambling, prosecutors said Wednesday. . The programs were allegedly used for the North’s cyber attack against Korean firms and government agencies last year. The three told investigators that they were planning to sell the software to an online betting site operator, who wanted to use it to cheat gamblers. They first came into contact with the Shenyang-based North Korean hackers in April 2011, and paid them 14 million won ($13,658). […]