[ISN] N.Korea ‘Under Cyber Attack’

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/03/15/2013031500519.html chosun.com Mar. 15, 2013 North Korea has fallen victim to a massive cyber attack since Wednesday morning, a senior South Korean government official said. He added Seoul is trying to find out who is behind it. “Internet resources of the country have come under a powerful hacker attack from abroad,” Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency, which has a branch in Pyongyang, reported on Wednesday night. The country’s websites apparently all went offline until late Thursday afternoon. They included propaganda outlets like the Rodong Sinmun, the KCNA news agency and Naenara, which are blocked in South Korea. An expert at a government-funded think tank in Seoul said it is unlikely that an attack on this scale was launched by an individual hacker since all websites with North Korea-based servers were affected and the attack lasted for two days. […] ______________________________________________ Attend #HITB2013AMS April 8th – 11th in Amsterdam. Featuring over 42 international speakers and keynotes by Bob Lord and Edward Schwartz http://conference.hitb.org




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