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U.S., South Korean cyber attacks no more harmful than spam, experts say

CBC, By LuAnn LaSalle

Consumers around the globe have been caught up in cyber attacks targeting U.S. and South Korean websites, some coming from unknowingly infected computers that have jammed sites for legitimate users.

They're called denial-of-service attacks, and they began around July 4, slowing some websites in both countries to a crawl.