February 1, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

The rise of North Korea to hacking stardom and the role African countries plays

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North Korea, unlike most of its Asian counterparts, remains poorly connected; and not just in terms of internet connection. The country is said to be poorly lit that at night it looks like a black spot from the space.

Then you ask yourself, how did a country that poorly connected become a name to be feared when it comes to cybersecurity?

There is little doubt that even countries with advanced cybersecurity intelligence and protection put North Korea high up on its watch list. That includes countries such as the U.S., Israel, and European countries.

Some of North Korea greatest hacking conquests

The first time the country rose to the global radar of hacking was back in 2014 when hackers from North Korea penetrated Sony Pictures Entertainment while trying to prevent the release of ‘The Interview.‘ The movie was about a U.S. secret mission to kill North Korea supreme leader, Kim Jong Uh.

Ever since hackers from North Korea have moved on to make one brazen hacking attack after another. And with it, have risen to become one of the most revered hackers in the world; achieving hacking stardom.

In 2016, North …read more

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