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North Korean cyber army continues its march

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It looks increasingly likely that the massive attack on the Bangladesh Central Bank via the Swift payment transfer system just over a year ago was the work of state-sponsored North Korean hackers – or ‘information soldiers’ as they are known in Pyongyang. While in this instance they ‘only’ managed to… Read more »

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Sony agrees to pay $8m for 2014 breach

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Media giant Sony has agreed to pay millions of dollars in compensation to their employees whose personal data was taken during a hack attack in 2014. The breach took place just before Sony’s release of the controversial film “The Interview” parodying the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and his fictional… Read more »

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North Korea comes closer to denial of Sony Pictures hack

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Following a North Korean spokesman’s “wait and see” reply to recent allegations that the country was involved in November’s hack attack on Sony Entertainment, the country has now denied involvement. Nonetheless, they have called it a “righteous deed” due to hard feelings against the company. In June this year, North… Read more »

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North Korea does not deny Sony Pictures hack

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Sony Pictures is working to get back on track after its systems were hacked last week, followed by the online leak of a number of its unreleased movies. Many people believe that the perpetrator could be North Korea, but a spokesman for the the country only replied, “Wait and see,”… Read more »

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