A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test. Photo: Reuters
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test. Photo: Reuters
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China to Korean businesses: oppose THAAD or else

Korean conglomerate Lotte claimed Wednesday their Chinese website was taken down by hackers in response to a land-swap deal for the THAAD missile system.

March 3, 2017 1:45 AM (UTC+8)

Following a land-swap agreement between Korean conglomerate Lotte and the South Korean government that would support the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, Chinese state-owned Global Times called for consumers to make Lotte pay a price with their wallets. It now looks like hackers have joined the party as the Korea Herald reported that Lotte’s Chinese website has been taken down by suspected Chinese hackers.

 

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