Although Kim Jong-un’s North Korea denied hacking Sony Pictures, the regime did say that the cyberattack was a “righteous deed.”Photo: Getty Images
WASHINGTON — There was cyber-intrigue on both ends of the Korean peninsula Monday, as North Korea’s connection to the Internet went on the fritz and a South Korean nuclear power facility got hacked.
The downed Internet connections in the North occurred just days after President Obama vowed to respond to what the FBI says was a North Korean-backed hack of Sony Entertainment.
Obama said the US would respond “at a place and time and manner that we choose,” though it was impossible to verify the cause of North Korea’s connectivity issues.
Written by Geoff Earle
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