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North Korea Hackers

NSA Tapped Into North Korean Networks Before Sony Attack, Officials Say

The New York Times | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The trail that led American officials to blame North Korea for the destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in November w...

Matt Sledge

FBI Director Releases New Info To Show North Korea Hacked Sony | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- FBI Director James Comey unveiled information on Wednesday that he said provides a "very clear indication" that North Korea perpetrated th...

South Korea: North Korea Has 6,000-Member Cyber Army

AP | Posted 03.08.2015 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that rival North Korea has a 6,000-member cyber army dedicated to disrupting the South's military...

How the U.S. Can Influence China to Abandon North Korea

Christopher R. Hill | Posted 03.07.2015 | World
Christopher R. Hill

China needs to know how the U.S. views future arrangements on the Korean Peninsula. Of all of China's worries about North Korea, the most serious is that regime collapse -- probably followed by state failure -- could be perceived as a Chinese defeat and a U.S. victory, with Korea reunified as part of the U.S. alliance system.

U.S. Suspects North Korea Had Outside Help In Sony Hack

Reuters | Mark Hosenball & Jim Finkle | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON/BOSTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - U.S. investigators believe that North Korea likely hired hackers from outside the country to help with last mont...

It Doesn't Take Much To Knock North Korea Off The Web

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 02.23.2015 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about North Korea's Internet outages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Falkland Islands are locat...

North Korea's Internet Is Back Up After Mass Cyber Attack

Reuters | Jack Kim & Lesley Wroughton | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienc...

North Korea's Cyberarmy

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet. But the country Washington suspects is behind a devastating hack on Sony...

S.Korea Blames North For Cyberattack

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 09.14.2013 | Technology

GWACHEON, South Korea -- South Korean investigators on Tuesday blamed rival North Korea for a cyberattack last month on dozens of South Korean media a...

Anonymous' Potentially Tragic Misstep With North Korea

Doug Olenick | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

The international hacker organization Anonymous perpetuated possibly its most foolhardy act yesterday when it hacked into and took over North Korea's Flickr and Twitter accounts.

NKorea Training Teams Of 'Cyber Warriors,' Experts Say

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, th...

South Korea ATMs Crash, North Suspected

AP | By SAM KIM | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it was preparing for the possibility of more cyberattacks as a new team of investigators tried to ...

REPORT: North Korean Hacking Increases

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has been hacking into South Korean government computer networks with greater frequency to gather information on nex...