Top U.S. spymaster dined with North general behind Sony hack

Jan 8, 2015

Top U.S. spymaster dined with North general behind Sony hack

The U.S. intelligence chief revealed Wednesday that during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Sony’s Hollywood studio. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a riveting account of the visit at ...

Jan 8, 2015

Sony hackers 'got sloppy' and posted from North Korea addresses: FBI

FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that hackers behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment provided key clues to their identity by sometimes posting material from IP addresses used exclusively by the North Korean government. The hackers, who called themselves “Guardians of Peace,” ...

Jan 7, 2015

North Korea warns South over 'reckless' leaflet launch

North Korea on Wednesday slammed the South after activists sent anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border in balloons, warning that such launches have scuppered high-level talks in the past. The isolated nation cautioned Seoul that the “reckless act” of leaflet scattering by North Korean defectors ...

Jan 6, 2015

North makes 'significant' progress on mininuke

South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday that North Korea appeared to have achieved a “significant” level of technology to miniaturize a nuclear device to be fitted on the tip of a missile. The ministry made the warning in a white paper set to be ...