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    North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    From CNBC:

    North Korea is having major internet problems, just days after President Barack Obama promised a proportional response to the devastating hacks against Sony.

    The country, which the FBI accused of the cyberattack last week, suffers from periodic internet outages, but experts at Dyn Research found that recent problems were out of the ordinary, according to a report from North Korea Tech.
    North Korea suffering major Internet outages: Report

    Although it's too soon to know if the U.S. has responded to North Korea's cyber attack, and there may never be public acknowledgement, this development may at least give North Korea reason to begin to think about the consequences of its misuse of cyberspace. Moreover, were North Korea to retaliate, an even more substantial U.S. response could begin to develop deterrence.

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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    An interesting response, if such.

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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    If only that little brat knew his place.

    And his country suffers for it.

    I'm surprised they even had widespread internet access.

    Though there's always the chance it's random American "hacktivists" (yes, that's a thing) doing it.
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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    To quote my mother when I was a teenager: "If you can't be responsible with the internet, you're grounded, mister. No internet."
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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    I'm surprised they even had widespread internet access.
    They don't, and when they do it's mostly more of an intranet than an internet completely controlled by the state.

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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    I suspected something along these lines would happen, even if it is not just the US that is responding.
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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    They don't, and when they do it's mostly more of an intranet than an internet completely controlled by the state.
    If the availability of other resources is representative, regime-critical sectors have Internet access. Much of the rest of the country probably has rudimentary or no access.

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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    Though it's annoying how some of the major media takes North Korea's military threats seriously, the same North Korea who said they'd turn South Korea to ash.
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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    The inferior fat subhuman is getting a taste of his own medicine, courtesy of the first nation in the world to have ever used a cyber weapon (for those who don't know).

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    Re: North Korea suffering major internet outages: Report

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    If only that little brat knew his place.

    And his country suffers for it.

    I'm surprised they even had widespread internet access.

    Though there's always the chance it's random American "hacktivists" (yes, that's a thing) doing it.

    It's not widespread, and like everything else, it's totally controlled by the government.


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