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The Cyber Attacks On North Korea Are Pointless And Dangerous

Kim Jong Un Wins Time's Person of the Year Reader Poll with a Little Help from 4chan

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One of the Internet’s most prolific Kim Jong Un memes. (Photo: 1mut) A few weeks ago we reported that 4chan, the Internet’s favorite underbelly, was galvanizing to vote North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the top of Time‘s person of the year reader poll. It seems they were successful in...
Kim Jong Un Wins Time's Person of the Year Reader Poll with a Little Help from 4chan

North Korea Scraps 3G Data To Tourists

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Some speculate this is all part of a scheme to get the U.S. to sit down to talks with North Korea. North Korea is ratcheting up tension between itself and the West. Last night, the rogue state closed the communication line that permits workers from both Koreas to travel...
North Korea Scraps 3G Data To Tourists

Watch Kim Jong-un throw a nuclear bomb in basketball video game

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Watch the Supreme Leader soar. Watch the Supreme Leader score. On his team, Dennis Rodman. Their opponents' team name? The "Pathetic Americans." [Read more]...
Watch Kim Jong-un throw a nuclear bomb in basketball video game

Yes, the North Korea Subreddit Is Fake

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Your one-stop destination for Kim Jong Un fat jokes. The r/Pyongyang subreddit is up to 5,827 comrades. Considering the North Korean government has an official YouTube channel and Twitter page, a Reddit presence seemed vaguely plausible. But what is more plausible is that Redditors, who deeply, passionately love to make...
Yes, the North Korea Subreddit Is Fake

Don't You DARE Try to Name Pluto's Moons After Some Internet Nonsense

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Hi there! (NASA Photo: H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), and the HST Pluto Companion Search Team, Via Wikimedia Commons) Fun fact: Pluto was named in 1930 by an 11-year-old girl. In the spirit of her christening skills, Wired reports, astronomers at the SETI Institute is asking the Internet to...
Don't You DARE Try to Name Pluto's Moons After Some Internet Nonsense

Why We Shouldn't Write Off Eric Schmidt's Visit To North Korea

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's trip to North Korea came as a surprise to many yesterday. It seems likely that the news would have remained secret without the AP's North Korea correspondent Jean H. Lee scoop. Surprise isn't the only reaction we're seeing though. According to the BBC, US State department...
Why We Shouldn't Write Off Eric Schmidt's Visit To North Korea

Google's Eric Schmidt is heading to cloistered, technologically-backward North Korea on a private trip

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Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt will head to North Korea in the next month, according to the Associated Press. The trip, a private excursion, will be led by former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. Internet access is not common in the country. Apart from an intranet, the ability to fully go online is...
Google's Eric Schmidt is heading to cloistered, technologically-backward North Korea on a private trip

North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr feeds taken over by hackers

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Messages apparently from Anonymous activists appear on North Korean social media accountsHackers have apparently broken into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites as tensions rose on the Korean peninsula.The North's Uriminzokkiri Twitter and Flickr accounts stopped sending out content typical of that posted by the regime in...
North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr feeds taken over by hackers

Kim Jong-un has HTC phone, not iPhone or Galaxy?

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North Korea's "supreme leader" is reportedly in possession of a smartphone. And reports from South Korea suggest that possession of an iPhone or Samsung device would provide "extra burdens." [Read more]...
Kim Jong-un has HTC phone, not iPhone or Galaxy?

Japan Intercepts Nuclear Materials On Ship Bound For North Korea

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Things = getting very real. Where's Dennis Rodman when you need him? Cargo on a ship bound for North Korea and intercepted in Japan has been identified as nuclear materials today. The materials were found on the vessel, which had sailed from the Chinese port of Dalian, when it...
Japan Intercepts Nuclear Materials On Ship Bound For North Korea

Fake headline of the day: the Pirate Bay "moves" to North Korea

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The Pirate Bay Has the notorious piracy website The Pirate Bay truly fled to the country most inhospitable to Internet users of all kinds—North Korea? That's what the site was saying today, complete with a re-worked ship logo that proudly displayed the colors of North Korea. A blog post on TPB's blog...
Fake headline of the day: the Pirate Bay "moves" to North Korea

Google's Eric Schmidt to meet Kim Jong-Un?

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The search giant's executive chairman is to be part of a delegation flying to North Korea. Might he get to meet the supreme Kim Jong-Un? What would they talk about? [Read more]...
Google's Eric Schmidt to meet Kim Jong-Un?

The Pirate Bay admits to North Korean hosting hoax

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You've got to hand it to the IT wizards at The Pirate Bay--they certainly know how to have fun with their infrastructure set-up. Echoing a prank from 2007, the Pirate Bay on Monday claimed the site was now being hosted in North Korea at that government's invitation. News outlets...
The Pirate Bay admits to North Korean hosting hoax

Anonymous Hacks Official North Korean Social Media Accounts

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As the world waits in bated breath and watches Pyongyang to make good on its nuclear threats, the hacker collective Anonymous has made its own move in the increasingly cyber conflict between North Korea and the world.  On Tuesday, the group claimed to have stolen 15,000 passwords from the communist...
Anonymous Hacks Official North Korean Social Media Accounts

Anonymous Hacks N. Korean Websites, Still Controls its Twitter Account

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Hackers from the Anonymous group have hacked into several prominent North Korean websites for the second time in less than two weeks, as part of ongoing protests which have seen it retain control of the country’s official Twitter account. The @Uriminzok Twitter account has remained in the hands of the...
Anonymous Hacks N. Korean Websites, Still Controls its Twitter Account

Four Cybersecurity Breaches That Could Rattle The World

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The cyber-ruffians who briefly tanked the stock market recently by faking a news tweet about an attack at the White House showed how much damage can be done with a few well-placed keystrokes. Those who hacked into a Department of Labor website earlier this week could have wreaked even more havoc, say, if they successfully...
Four Cybersecurity Breaches That Could Rattle The World

North Korea Uses Call of Duty Footage in Creepy Propaganda Video

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(Photo: LiveLeak) What do you do when you lack the technology to create your own simulation of New York City under missile attack? You use footage from video games, of course! Kotaku reports that a new space race propaganda video put online by North Korea's propaganda arm Uriminzokkiri depicts a city that...
North Korea Uses Call of Duty Footage in Creepy Propaganda Video
Anonymous hackers take control of North Korean propaganda sites

Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer in the Running for Time's Person of the Year

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Time magazine announced the eight frontrunners for its annual Person of the Year honor today, and right up there with Barack Obama and young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai are a pair of Silicon Valley CEOs — Apple’s Tim Cook and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer. The runaway winner in the online reader...
Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer in the Running for Time's Person of the Year
The missile defense system that could stop a North Korean attack
Eric Schmidt's North Korea visit pays off: Foreigners can now use mobile Internet

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Going To North Korea (GOOG)

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Google's executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea. Sources tell The Associated Press that Eric Schmidt will be traveling to North Korea on a private trip led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that could...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Going To North Korea (GOOG)

Anonymous hackers claim to have stolen 15,000 passwords from North Korea's Uriminzokkiri site

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A hacker, or hackers, purporting to be part of the Anonymous group claim to have got their hands on more than 15,000 passwords belonging to users of Uriminzokkiri.com, one of North Korea’s primary sites on the Internet. An anonymously written note – first spotted by the North Korea Tech blog — makes...
Anonymous hackers claim to have stolen 15,000 passwords from North Korea's Uriminzokkiri site

Renesys Confirms Network Outages -- Maybe Attacks -- In North Korea

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There has been a rash of odd reports today about a hacking attack against networks in North Korea. Just a few minutes ago, the research firm Renesys, which tracks the overall health and working order of the Internet, came out with confirmation that indeed something has been going on. The...
Renesys Confirms Network Outages -- Maybe Attacks -- In North Korea

The Pirate Bay Moves Servers to The United States, F*ck Yeah...

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When The Pirate Bay ‘moved’ its operation to North Korea last month the site was heavily criticized for teaming up with such a dictatorial regime. In an attempt to right this wrong, the largest file-sharing site in the universe has teamed up with the only free nation left, the United...
The Pirate Bay Moves Servers to The United States, F*ck Yeah...
Kim Jong-Un Could Give North Korea Internet At The Flip Of A Switch

The EU's Antitrust Chief Is Not Shy About Texting Eric Schmidt

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Mr. Schmidt. (Photo: flickr.com/jolieodell) Forget the red phone. The European competition commissioner and Eric Schmidt have a more modern means of communicating about maybe-maybe-not antitrust-violating business practices: SMS! The New York Times reports that even as Joaquín Almunia hashes out a final settlement over the way Google handles its search and advertising businesses,...
The EU's Antitrust Chief Is Not Shy About Texting Eric Schmidt
Brand New Photo Confirms That Kim Jong-un Is A Mac User

Twitter lights up with rumours of Kim Jong-un assassination

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Twitter and its Chinese equivalent, Weibo, were today flooded with rumour and plot following claims that Kim Jong-un had been assassinated just months after taking power in North Korea....
Twitter lights up with rumours of Kim Jong-un assassination
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