All posts tagged "cyberattack"

  • Kim Jong-un
    N. Korea successfully hacks scores of S. Korean officials: Spy agency

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea successfully hacked the smartphones of scores of senior South Korean officials recently, a ruling party lawmaker said Friday, citing Seoul’s spy agency. “(The North) sent malicious emails to (smartphones belonging to) 300...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Cyber-Terror
    S. Korea says N. Korea staged cyberattacks

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has attempted to hack into the smartphones of key South Korean officials and launched cyberattacks against its rail operator, the country’s intelligence agency said Monday, in what may be another round of...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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  • James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in New York. Clapper says the cyberattack against Sony demonstrated a new threat from North Korea. He also warned that North Korea will continue the attacks against American interests unless the United States "pushes back."  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack despite skepticism

    NEW YORK (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says he’s confident that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony. Comey said Wednesday that threats made against Sony were traced to IP addresses used exclusively by the...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

    HONOLULU (AP) — The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday, targeting the North’s defense industry and spy service in an attempt to punish Pyongyang for a crippling cyberattack against Sony. The sanctions marked...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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