North Korean Internet Knocked Out by Likely DDoS Attacks Amid Increased Missile Activity
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Junade Ali, a British cybersecurity researcher who monitors a range of different North Korean web and email servers, said that North Korea's internet was hit by likely DDoS attacks, causing the most significant outages in months after similar service interruptions in January were blamed on suspected cyber attacks.
"The network stress is so great their Domain Name System (DNS) servers have been taken offline and eventually the key routers allowing traffic in and out of the country entirely,” he said. North Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website and Naenara, the official portal for the North Korean government, appeared to take the brunt of the suspected attacks before they became so great that…
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