The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

By DAVID E. SANGER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and NICOLE PERLROTHOCT. 15, 2017 Photo A military officer who teaches computer science at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea. CreditAlexander F. Yuan/Associated Press When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They…

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‘Tomahawks’ Near the DPRK ‘Serious Challenge to Pyongyang’

‘Tomahawks’ Near the DPRK ‘Serious Challenge to Pyongyang’ © AP Photo/ Ha Kyung-min/Newsis OPINION 21:38 14.10.2017(updated 22:15 14.10.2017)Get short URL 127954953 The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered US submarine, has arrived in the South Korean port of Busan amid the ongoing escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula. According to military expert Dmitry Litovkin, the goal…

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Report: North Korean Hackers Targeted U.S. Power Grid

Science Photo Library/ABO/AFP by JOHN HAYWARD11 Oct 201720 According to a new report from security firm FireEye, “actors likely affiliated with the North Korean government” have attempted to hack American electric companies, in what appears to be “early-stage reconnaissance” for a possible future cyber attack. FireEye’s analysis states that any such large-scale attack “might take months to…

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WAR FOOTINGUS supersonic bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Two US B-1 bombers carried out a training exercise with Japanese and South Korean military planes By Jenny Awford 11th October 2017, 2:12 am Updated: 11th October 2017, 2:14 am THE US has flown two bomber jets over the Korean peninsula in a “show of force” as tensions over the North Korean nuke crisis reach boiling point.…

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North Korea Threatens ‘Nuclear Clouds’ Over Japan After Shinzo Abe Speech

By Colin Fredericson October 3, 2017 5:41 pm Last Updated: October 3, 2017 5:41 pm Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 20, 2017. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) ShareTweetShareEmail    North Korea threatened Japan with “nuclear clouds” and claimed the Japanese prime minister’s speech on stopping…

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Who hit NKorean-linked Syrian chemical plant?

 Sep 7, 2017 @ 10:51 air strike, Israel, North Korea, Syria chemical, US-Syria Syrian opposition media named Israel as responsible for air strikes over Syria before dawn Thursday, Sept. 7 – in particular the attack which targeted the Scientific Studies Researchers Center, or Centre D’Etudes et de Recherches Scientifiques (CERS), at Masyaf, 38km west of Hama in central Syria. This facility…

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North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Tied to Network of Rogue States

China suspected of being key power enabling rogue network behind the scenes By Joshua Philipp, The Epoch Times September 26, 2017 3:24 pm Last Updated: October 1, 2017 7:47 pm A launch test of North Korea’s intermediate-range ballistic missile Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location near Pyongyang, in a photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News…

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Rickards On “The Fragility Of The North Korean Nuclear Showdown” | Zero Hedge

“They do not have to worry as much about accuracy. An atomic weapon has to hit the target to destroy it. A hydrogen bomb just has to come close. This means that North Korea can pose an existential threat to U.S. cities even if its missile guidance systems are not quite perfected… Close is good…

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A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer

North Korean soldiers carrying packs marked with a radioactive symbol take part in a military parade in Pyongyang. North Korea has been selling small arms around the world to bring in the hard currency it needs to survive. (2013 photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) By Joby Warrick October 1 at 6:49 PM Last August, a secret message…

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Trump Responds to North Korean Threat to Shoot Down US Bombers

By Charlotte Cuthbertson and Jasper Fakkert September 26, 2017 3:28 pm Last Updated: September 26, 2017 6:26 pm President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a joint press briefing with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in the Rose Garden at the White House, Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times) ShareTweetShareEmail    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that…

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