South Korean employees conduct a simulated drill to ensure the safety of nuclear power plants under cyber attacks following the hacking attack last week
North Korea is suspected of being behind a hacking attack on computers controlling south Korean nuclear power stations, sparking fears Kim Jong-un may be planning a terror strike.
Computer systems at The Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP) were successfully accessed last week with many immediately suspecting North Korea to be responsible.
KHNP and the government said only ‘non-critical’ data was stolen by the hackers, and that there was no risk to nuclear installations, including the country’s 23 atomic reactors.
However KHNP has ordered two days of safety drills at the nuclear plants to ensure their safety in the event of a successful hacking attack.
The hacking was reported as the United States accused North Korea of a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures…
Related: North Korea Loses (Its Little) Internet Access: North Korea’s connection to the public Internet went down Monday, after U.S. officials promised a “proportional response” to the nation’s alleged cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Did the U.S. knock North Korea offline?
Matthew Prince, chief executive of Cloudflare, a network and security company that monitors global Web access, said it’s conceivable. His engineers confirmed North Korea started losing its Internet connection to the outside world early Monday East Coast time, and was still down at mid-day…
I can only hope that China has told this idiot that if he goes beyond hacking and threats, it’s all over — yet I am not sure how they are responding. For unclear reasons they seem determined to keep in power.
Isn’t Communism just grand? I suggest we listen to the very same people who support Communism for advice on mass immigration to the West from alien cultures like Islam. They did a bang-up job on the subject of Communism.