North Korea internet shut down in denial-of-service attacks

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  1. BarberFloyd

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    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30584093

    US President Barack Obama had promised a "proportional" response, though officials would not comment on any US involvement in the current outages.

    Analysts said technical problems or a cyber-attack could be to blame.

    "For the past 24 hours North Korea's connectivity to the outside world has been progressively getting degraded to the point now that they are totally offline," said Doug Madory of internet analysis company Dyn Research.

    Arbor Networks, an internet technology service, said it had detected denial-of-service attacks against North Korea's infrastructure beginning on Saturday.

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    It takes a serious botnet to shut down the Internet for an entire country.
     
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    jrstinkfish The Slow Adult VIP

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    They got JPEG'd.
     
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    "How will Kim Jong Un get his youporn, Robin?"
     
  5. nearly.normal

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    North Korea barely has what we consider the internet.

    "Taking it down" is hardly a challenge for even half ass hackers.


    and Marble Mouse FTW

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    no
    joke i think there are 1000 IP numbers for the entire country of NK...

    there are probably more IP used by Mults on this site alone

    didn't take much... i saw on the net where someone said

    Oh South Korea must have changed their WIFI password
     
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    The launch of the new Warcraft was a disaster in part due to denial of service attacks. I'm not sure what that means, I just wanted to play my fucking game. It's ma faaavorite.
     
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    What, other than propaganda, is on a North Korean website anyways?
     
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    style points
     
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    North Korea was behind the Sony attack.

    Thats the fake story Robin.
     
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    Lol ok. In that case... Still pretty cool, though. I think that's a first, shutting the internet down in another country.
     
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    In other news- Obama has hacked and taken control of Kin Jong Un's World of Warcraft account. The response was proportional.
     
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    ctr/alt/delete 'em
     
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    Dennis Rodman will fix this.
     
  16. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    It seems really juvenile to shut down internet service to North Korea.

    That's our response? Ooooohhhhhh....we denied service to a country with no computers. That'll teach 'em.