A cousin of the Stuxnet virus that crippled Iran's nuclear program failed to do the same to North Korea, Reuters reports
"North Korean Internet" is practically an oxymoron. Access to the global Internet in the secretive nation is heavily restricted and available to only select government officials and other elites. The rest of the nation has access toShow More Summary
Secretary of State John Kerry recently visited Seoul and South Korean President Park Geun-hye will head to Washington later this month. The main agenda item: what to do about North Korea. As usual, no one knows what is going on in Pyongyang. Show More Summary
Little kid, during heated discussion with mother in Korean, suddenly in English: Come to the dark side! Join us!Little sister, quietly: We have cookies.–Whole Foods, Columbus Circle
By Jack Kim and James Pearson SEOUL, May 31 (Reuters) - North Korea has updated farming methods and switched crops that could help soften the blow of drought and avert a disastrous food shortage, an aid worker and an analyst said on Sunday, after a U.N. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has updated farming methods and switched crops that could help soften the blow of drought and avert a disastrous food shortage, an aid worker and an analyst said on Sunday, after a U.N. official warned of another "huge food deficit".
North Korea’s nuclear arsenal is a means of preventing war with the US and containing the American nuclear threat and military aggression due to a mutual lack of trust, says the North Korean Foreign Ministry.
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.
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
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
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.
On Thursday, Reuters reported that Iran and North Korea were engaged in behind-the-scenes attempts to work on a nuclear weapons program. However, an official source from the Iranian Embassy in France dismissed the claim, according to Iranian News Agency IRNA.