NKorea accuses U.S. of “intensive” cyberattacks

a996mf NKorea accuses U.S. of “intensive” cyberattacks

a996mf NKorea accuses U.S. of “intensive” cyberattacks

North Korea has been known to regularly attempt cyberattacks on the South Korean government. On Friday, however, PyongYang accused the U.S. of carrying out “intensive and persistent” attacks on its computer networks.The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) stated Friday, “It is nobody’s secret that the US and South Korean puppet regime are massively bolstering up cyber forces in a bid to intensify the subversive activities and sabotages against the DPRK [North Korea].”Via Reuters:North Korea has itself been blamed for spreading malicious software that crashed the websites of government agencies and businesses, and for a cyber attack on a South Korean state-run bank server in 2011 that took more than a week to fix. North Korea denies cyber attacks and accuses the South of a conspiracy to fuel confrontation, although defectors from the North have said that Pyongyang is recruiting thousands of computer engineers to its cyber warfare unit. Military experts have said cyber warfare is a major threat from North Korea, along with its conventional forces and its weapons of mass destruction program, posing a security risk to utilities and communication networks in the South.Continue Reading…

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NKorea accuses U.S. of “intensive” cyberattacks

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