Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday January 19, 2015

NSA Hacked North Korea Before Sony Attack

Wait, so the NSA hacked North Korea before they hacked Sony but the spy agency didn't realize that an attack on the company was imminent?

The N.S.A.’s success in getting into North Korea’s systems in recent years should have allowed the agency to see the first "spear phishing" attacks on Sony آ— the use of emails that put malicious code into a computer system if an unknowing user clicks on a link آ— when the attacks began in early September, according to two American officials. But those attacks did not look unusual.