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originally posted by: Seek_Truth
a reply to: MystikMushroom
Right on time....
Sky News Newsdesk @SkyNewsBreak 4m4 minutes ago
White House is treating #Sony hack as "serious national security matter" & National Security Council is considering proportionate response
Amash tried to rally other representatives to vote no, alerting them to “a troubling new provision that for the first time statutorily authorizes spying on U.S. citizens without legal process.” The bill included a new Section 309 that “authorizes ‘the acquisition, retention, and dissemination’ of nonpublic communications, including those to and from U.S. persons.”
originally posted by: VirusGuard
Plot all the US military bases aross the globe and its looks like a cancer on the world and is all controlled by Zionist bankers
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
If N. Korea launches a nuke, I'd be more worried that it'll go up and right back down onto its own launch pad -- creating a nuclear mess the rest of the world will have to clean up.
The tech alone gives the US too much advantage for anyone to take on.
There's really no proof that this hack was done by NK. It's all assumption. And, if indeed they did do this, I'd like an explanation how they're tied into the net. Where is their access?
originally posted by: daaskapital
North Korea is commonly underestimated and perceived by many to be a nation-state incapable of dealing damage to our way of life. It is commonly perceived to be a state riddled with poverty, that its economic troubles give way to weaponry so inferior that our armies would march over theirs in an afternoon.
This line of thinking is futile.
North Korea has been found responsible for the Sony hacks. The media has reported that it was 'centrally involved' in bringing Sony Pictures to its knees, all the while threatening terrorist attacks on American land. As i think is obvious, it is apparent that North Korea is more capable than what many give it credit for. These recent cyber attacks should only bolster this claim.
One may argue that North Korea's military capability may be inferior, but the fact is that the military is a central pillar of North Korean society. Much of the state's resources are invested into its longevity and effectiveness. Is it not unreasonable to believe that they may have greater weaponry than what they are letting on? They obviously have effective cyber warfare capabilities. Indeed, many analysts are speculating that North Korea's recent attacks on Sony may herald a new shift in warfare. One that moves beyond attacking websites and stealing intelligence. One that moves beyond the physical realm. One that directly cripples organisations and governmental branches through use of technology.
You may think North Korea is a negligible power riddled with poverty. But there is no denying that its military capabilities, cyber and otherwise, are not to be underestimated. In fact, our states should be concerned just how effective North Korea's military may be. They are a secluded country with a huge military structure. We may find ourselves in a troublesome position if we are to continue underestimating the North Koreans.
You may laugh that attacking a movie studio is nothing compared to other realms of warfare, but today it is private organisations and movies, and tomorrow it will be governments and societal structures.
As Newt Gingrich pointed out: "America has lost its first cyberwar."
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
Where do you get your information on North Korea's military capabilities?
If you give me a Western or South Korean source, I'll find it quite amusing.