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onetrack
20th Jan 2015, 07:31
Here's an interesting snippet that shows you have to be on your toes when viewing suspect sites.
The NK official news site can download malware to your computer, if you aren't on the ball.

NK Official News site contains malware (http://blog.emsisoft.com/2015/01/13/north-koreas-official-news-site-delivers-malware/?ref=ticker150119)

GrumpyOldFart
20th Jan 2015, 16:40
So that's how we got infected with J*** H***.

John Hill
20th Jan 2015, 18:42
Security analysts believe that hackers planted malware on the home page in order to form a “watering hole” attack. - See more at: North Korea's Official News Site Delivers Malware! | Emsisoft Blog (http://blog.emsisoft.com/2015/01/13/north-koreas-official-news-site-delivers-malware/?ref=ticker150119#sthash.guSPGV2D.dpuf)

From CNN..Washington (CNN)Four years before North Korea hacked into Sony Pictures Entertainment's servers and published private information, the United States began cracking into North Korean computer networks and tracking the movements of its government hackers, the New York Times reported Monday.

So now we know how the malware got there.

finfly1
20th Jan 2015, 20:55
JH: No we don't, and we likely never will. Not while journalists like Woodward and Bernstein seem to have become as rare as telephone booths. Official pronouncements from either side are almost equally believable.