North Korea’s Cyber-warfare Capability

38 North, the Web site of the US Korea Institute at SAIS has a piece on North Korea’s cyber warfare capabilities.

The article provides some of the background to claims that North Korea has been training computer programmers and hackers in the black arts of cyber warfare. It also looks at some of the obstacles the country faces, such as lack of a stable electricity supply, and concludes:

Absent these developments, we should regard North Korean cyber capabilities in the same light we consider its other forays into advanced military systems—strong interest and ragged, self-made technologies, accompanied by bluster and exaggeration.

Full story: 38 North

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