North Korean Cyber Attack on US Government

July 8, 2009

A recent string of Cyber Attacks against US Government websites is being attributed to the North Koreans by unnamed US Officials. The attacks which affected the Treasury Department, Secret Service, Federal Trade Commission and Transportation Department Web sites shut down the sites at various times over the weekend.

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This is surprising to me because we are aware of the Chinese and the Russians and they’re cyber attack capabilities but I haven’t heard much about North Korea. This again shows that Cyber Attacks are a real threat and can happen to any business, government, or individual.