The stampede in Itaewon, South Korea, has attracted attention. More than 20,000 people took to the streets to participate in a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims.

(European News Agency)

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] The stampede incident in Itaewon, South Korea has attracted attention. Yonhap News Agency reported that the North Korean hacker organization APT37 used the incident to publish fake official reports on the Internet and embed viruses. Computer is infected.

The Google Threat Analysis Team (TAG) pointed out today that around the end of October, the fake document "Itaewon Incident Disposal in Yongsan District—As of 06:00, 2022.10.31 (Monday)" began to circulate. Document a summary of the incident, casualties, government response, etc.

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The Google Threat Analysis Team mentioned that the file was implanted with malicious code, because APT37 used to impersonate the Ministry of Unification and the South Korean portal website to spread malicious code, so APT37 is suspected.

The stampede in Itaewon, Seoul, occurred on October 29, causing a total of 158 deaths and 196 injuries. One week after the incident, the authorities set a period of mourning, and leaders around the world also issued messages of condolence.