S Korea, US to boost cooperation against north’s cyber threats

Seoul, Jan 20 (UNI) South Korea and the United States agreed to boost cooperation against North Korea’s cyber threats, Yonhap news agency reported.

It cited the South’s Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement that the Republic of Korea and the US held a working-level cyber policy meeting Friday.

The ministry said the two sides shared the consensus that North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs pose a serious security threat to Seoul and Washington, as well as global peace.

It said they agreed to bolster coordination for cyber crime investigations, expanding information sharing and people-to-people exchanges in anti-hacking efforts and technology cooperation.

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