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Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
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jries921
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4/5/2013 | 5:23:38 PM
re: Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
Of course, the irony is that Anonymous is anything but friendly with the U.S. government.
2duBob
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4/3/2013 | 7:56:21 PM
re: Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
Anonymous is poking an angry bear and you can be sure that North Korea considers anonymous as a "tool" of the US. (CIA?) Only time will tell if these types of actions are good or bad... but they are definitely extremely dangerous..
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4/3/2013 | 2:46:16 AM
re: Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
Of course, one of the questions is... Why should North Korea require economic assistance from its supposed enemies; especially when it claims to have a superior economic system, and has for the last 60 years preached national self-reliance?

I'm hoping this is all bluff, but if North Korea breaks the armistice, then the war should not end until the North Koreans surrender, the Korean Communist Party is dissolved, and its senior leaders are all either dead or in custody.

Andrew Hornback
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4/3/2013 | 2:28:32 AM
re: Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
Get your popcorn ready - I was hoping that this day would come. Anonymous vs. DPRK (and possibly the PRC)... of course, the goading of the US at this point doesn't help.

Going a little afield from the story, it doesn't take a computer scientist to figure out that if a stealth bomber can reach operational theaters in Iraq and Afghanistan while based solely within the Continental United States, it wouldn't take much of a leap to assume that they can also reach North Korea.

It's also somewhat comforting to see that users in North Korea generally aren't smarter than those in the United States with respect to their password choices. I guess bad security practices know no boundaries...

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