U.S. Cyberattack on North Korea Failed


north koreaThe U.S. deployed a version of the Stuxnet computer virus inside North Korea that it first used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program, Reuters reported Friday.

Stuxnet told centrifuges in Iran to spin out of control, destroying more than 1,000 machines used to enrich uranium.

The U.S. modified the virus to activate “when it encountered Korean-language settings on an infected machine,” Reuters reported. “But U.S. agents could not access the core machines that ran Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program….” Read more.

{CB Frommer-Matzav.com}


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