US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter extended his apology to his South Korean counterpart Han Min-goo for incident of sending a live anthrax bacteria samples to US military base in the country and vowed to take appropriate measures to prevent a recurrence.
When the U.S. unleashed its Stuxnet cyber attack to sabotage Iran’s nuclear weapons program about five years ago, it also attempted to carry out a similar plan against North Korea but ultimately failed, according to a report. The National Security Agency tried to infect the computers that...
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said that Russia expects to sign bilateral agreements preventing dangerous military activity near each other's borders with Japan and North Korea.
Two serious technical flaws have been identified in the ground-launched anti-missile interceptors that the United States would rely on to defend against a nuclear attack by North Korea.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A drought in North Korea could lead to huge food shortages this year, the top U.N. official in the country told Reuters in an interview.
The U.S. women's soccer team will play the final match of its send-off series ahead of the 2015 World Cup when it entertains Korea Republic in New Jersey. As a final warm-up for her players ahead of the big tournament, coach Jill Ellis...Show More Summary
A few years ago, a Stuxnet campaign was successfully launched against Iran, hindering the country’s nuclear program by causing an overload that destroyed a thousand nuclear centrifuges. In the wake of that successful attack, a report...Show More Summary
At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after samples were accidentally shipped from an Army chemical weapons facility in Utah to 18 private and military labs in nine states and South Korea.
The numbers are more than the Pentagon's Thursday estimate of nine states and a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea. News organizations named Australia as the other country that received the samples.
Sometimes being an intensely secretive regime trading in relentless obscurity has its perks: The US tried to secretly attack North Korea’s nuclear program with a computer virus, but failed because it couldn’t find the information necessary to infect the North Korean system with a virus. Read more...
An official told Reuters the US tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago. The covert operation didn't work as planned. Read the rest
A U.S. Air Force base in South Korea now says 22 of its personnel “may have been exposed.” Read the rest
The United States unleashed a version of the Stuxnet computer virus five years ago in an unsuccessful attack on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, people familiar with the covert campaign said.
Stuxnet had a fraternal twin that was designed to attack North Korea’s nuclear program. The post The US Tried to Stuxnet North Korea’s Nuclear Program appeared first on WIRED.
It was five years ago and it ended in failure. But the details are trickling out now about how the US tried to infect North Korea’s nuclear weapons program with a version of the Stuxnet computer virus. A Reuters report has it that the...Show More Summary
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 (Reuters) - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar with the covert campaign.
The 2002 World Cup hosted jointly by South Korea and Japan was already infamous for its horrendous refereeing, most notably two knockout stage match-ups involving South Korea. Today, one Italian paper has linked what was widely believed to be match-fixing behavior back then to this current FIFA scandal. Read more...
Bringing an end to her international escapades, Jessica Alba arrived on a flight at LAX International Airport on Thursday evening (May 28). The “Love Guru” actress was in good spirits as she returned from South Korea where she did some...Show More Summary
Health officials in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have confirmed the country’s first imported case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). On Friday, officials said a man from South Korea had potentially exposed as many as 200 people to the virus. Show More Summary