Jul 162015
 
 July 16, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Elizabeth Shim of UPI reports:

South Korean lawyers are demanding answers from Seoul’s spy agency after WikiLeaks posted a Twitter message claiming lawyers’ computers were hacked.

The Korean Bar Association requested an investigation on Thursday, South Korean newspaper Hankook Ilbo reported. The group of lawyers issued a statement claiming the National Intelligence Service was in violation of Korea’s Communications Privacy Act when it used a program from Italian firm Hacking Team to spy on lawyers.

“Investigators should carefully look into the hacking’s agency and purpose, and mete out severe punishment to those responsible,” the statement read.

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