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Sony threatens to sue Twitter over hack tweets
Sony Pictures has threatened to sue Twitter if it does not ban the accounts of users sharing information gleaned from the massive cyber-attack which targeted the company’s computer systems late last month.

23.12.2014 10:20

Eye for eye? N. Korea internet restored after 9.5hr blackout
North Korea completely lost internet access for 9.5 hours on Monday before coming back online early Tuesday. The blackout happened after US President Obama promised to “respond proportionally” to the Sony online breach, blaming Pyongyang.

23.12.2014 04:57

‘N.Korea – useful enemy for US to justify militarization of region’
Washington uses North Korea as a pretext to justify its pivot to Asia and the militarization of the Asia- Pacific region in its efforts to contain China, Christine Ahn, advisor to the Korea Policy Institute told RT.

22.12.2014 10:55

Why ICC prosecution won’t help improve human rights in N. Korea
If improving human rights conditions in North Korea is the real aim of the international community, putting the country’s political leadership on trial is a non-starter.

22.12.2014 09:19

S. Korea nuclear plant hack: 3 reactors demanded closed by Christmas
A South Korean nuclear plant operator’ computer system was hacked. The perpetrator has leaked blueprints and manuals, says if his demands for three reactors’ closure aren’t met, those living near the facilities should “stay away” from home.

22.12.2014 08:42

Is Britain backing N. Korean hackers? Pyongyang students win £28K UK cyber security bursaries
A UK university has funded two North Korean students’ studies in cyber security, it is alleged. The hermit state has developed a cyber-assault strategy with the capacity to attack South Korean and US infrastructure, a defector claims.

22.12.2014 11:10

N. Korea threatens US, demands apology for Obama’s ‘reckless rumors’ of Sony hack
N. Korea has demanded an apology from the US for “recklessly” circulating an unsubstantiated rumor about Pyongyang’s culpability in the recent Sony hack, warning the “proportional” response promised by Obama will be met with the “toughest counteraction.”

22.12.2014 04:29

Citizen Kim: Washington suggests Pyongyang pays damages to Sony for unreleased film
A White House official has advised Pyongyang to admit it is guilty of hacking Sony Pictures’ database and pay damages to the film company. Washington dismissed North Korea’s proposal to hold a joint investigation.

21.12.2014 06:27

​North Korea offers US joint investigation of Sony cyberattack
North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the United States into the hack attack against Sony Pictures, according to the state news agency, KCNA.

20.12.2014 10:14

US ponders placing North Korea back on terror blacklist
The White House is considering relisting North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism after the FBI formally accused Pyongyang of masterminding the colossal computer hacking on the Sony Pictures Entertainment.

20.12.2014 06:00

Obama chides Sony’s decision to nix film, says US must retaliate and pass cyber act
​Sony Pictures Entertainment should have touched base with the White House before deciding to cancel the release of a controversial movie, United States President Barack Obama said Friday.

19.12.2014 17:31

FBI formally accuses North Korea in Sony hack
The Federal Bureau of Investigation first time on Friday officially weighed in on the colossal computer hack suffered by Sony Pictures Entertainment that in recent days has been elevated to an issue of national security.

19.12.2014 15:40