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The Justice Ministry said Thursday it has shut off its internal computer network’s Internet connection after discovering a suspected virus infection in one of the terminals.

While the ministry believes no information has been leaked, it reported the case to police as a possible cyberattack. No confidential information was stored in the computer in question.

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