North Korean officials said they believe that the US government is responsible for repeated attacks against their infrastructure, which once again knocked out the nation’s Internet access today.
It’s the fourth time North Korea’s Internet service has gone done this week, and coming immediately after President Obama threatened “retaliation” against North Korea for the Sony hack, that’s seen as at least a possibility.
The White House continues to be deliberately coy on the matter, refusing to either confirm or deny that they are the ones knocking down North Korea’s Internet. Today, North Korea’s mobile network was also knocked out, so whoever is doing it seems to be escalating the attacks.
North Korea is being very clear, by contrast, insisting they had nothing to do with the group that hacked Sony Pictures, and condemning them for threatening attacks on movie theaters.
Last 5 posts by Jason Ditz
- Red Cross to Send 'Test Shipment' of Rice to Northern Yemen - August 16th, 2017
- Report: Saudis Increasing Yemen Airstrikes, Killing More Civilians - August 16th, 2017
- US: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain Fail to Respect Religious Freedom - August 16th, 2017
- In US-Backed Kurdish Invasion of Raqqa, Arab Allies Struggle to Find a Role - August 16th, 2017
- Syria Shifts War Focus to ISIS-Held Eastern Territory - August 16th, 2017