Web outage hardly stirs North Korea

Dec 25, 2014

Web outage hardly stirs North Korea

North Korea’s Internet went down this week after an apparent attack, but most of its citizens will not have noticed the difference in a country that does its level best to block external influences, according to experts. The mysterious blackout has enveloped North Korea ...

Dec 25, 2014

North Korea's Internet outage a case study in online uncertainties

North Korea’s microscopic corner of the Internet has had a rough couple of days, suffering seven outages in 48 hours, according to one Web traffic monitor. The mysterious problems have some talking of a retaliatory cyberattack by the United States, which holds Pyongyang responsible ...

Dec 25, 2014

Smoking gun eludes: Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery

Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Despite President Barack Obama’s conclusion that North Korea was the culprit, the Internet’s newest game of whodunit continues. Top theories include disgruntled Sony insiders, hired hackers, other foreign governments or Internet hooligans. ...

Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Dec 24, 2014

Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday a limited theatrical release of “The Interview” beginning Thursday, putting back into the theaters the comedy that prompted an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its canceled release. Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said Tuesday that Seth ...

Dec 23, 2014

North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages; U.S. mum

North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible. President Barack Obama said ...