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Stocks Flat while Cryptocurrencies Rise on Independence Day

Posted on July 4th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2430 Closed DAX 12473 -0.02% WTI Crude Oil 47.23 -0.32% GOLD 1224.00 0.45% Bitcoin 2619 2.13% EUR/USD 1.1349 -0.13% Today’s very quiet trading day has been dominated by a North Korean test missile launch that underlines the growing tensions between the new president,...

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Daily Analysis: North Korea back in Trump’s Crosshairs?

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2438 0.03% DAX 12789 -0.21% WTI Crude Oil 43.84 0.74% GOLD 1247.00 0.24% Bitcoin 2720 2.53% EUR/USD 1.1144 0.07% Global markets are recovering from the small shock that Donald Trump caused yesterday, when he updated the world regarding North Korea on Twitter. The unusual...

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Weekly Analysis: Litecoin, France, and North Korea in the Spotlight

Posted on April 23rd, 2017.

  Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2345 0.85% DAX 12105 -0.50% WTI Crude Oil 49.61 -8.12% GOLD 1285.50 -1.14% Bitcoin 1229 4.19% EUR/USD 1.0728 1.21%    5 Things to Watch Next Week How will the market react to the French election? As the last polls before the first round of the presidential election show a move towards...

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Breaches

North Korean Hackers Stole F-15 Jet Fighter Blueprints

Posted on June 14th, 2016.

 South Korean police are alleging that its neighbor to the north has hacked into over 140,000 computers at various South Korean firms and governmental agencies in an effort to launch a massive cyber attack against the country. Defense-related material was also allegedly stolen, including non-classified F-15 fighter jets’ wings...

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Breaches

Sony Pictures for Sale: Russian Hackers May Be Selling Access According to U.S. Firm

Posted on February 5th, 2015.

Sony can’t seem to catch a break lately. Between the giant hacking scandal that took place throughout December and the aftermath of their secrets spilled all over the web, the movie production portion of their business has gone through serious struggle.

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US Still Convinced North Korea Attacked Sony

Posted on January 28th, 2015.

While several security researchers have come out with evidence linking groups such as the Lizard Squad to the Sony Pictures attack last year, the government is sticking to its guns in its accusation that the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea is in fact directly responsible.

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4 Theories Regarding the Sony Hack

Posted on January 9th, 2015.

It’s been a little over two weeks since the U.S. government blamed North Korea for the cyber-attack against Sony Pictures, and Cybersecurity firms and hackers have continued to express doubts as to the legitimacy of these claims. Two cyber security firms, Norse Corporation and Cloud Flare, conducted independent investigations into the...

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Politics

President Obama Sanctions North Korean Agents over Sony Hack

Posted on January 2nd, 2015.

In a press release on the US Treasury website this morning, President Obama signed an executive order that sanctions North Korea in response to the Sony Hack. The action is in response to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s numerous provocations. However, the statement specifically mentions the recent cyber-attack...

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Malware Alert: Fake Android ‘The Interview’ Movie App Stealing Bank Account Information

Posted on January 1st, 2015.

Reports surfacing are outlining a new Android app, designed to look like one for the controversial Sony movie, The Interview, are stealing thousands of bank account details.

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North Korea’s Internet May Be Under Attack

Posted on December 22nd, 2014.

North Korea experienced widespread internet outages on Monday. The unusually prolonged connectivity issues could owe their origin to maintenance work or router troubles. However, experts state the unusual nature of the outages could indicate North Korea’s internet is under attack. Could this be the “proportional...

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Companies

Sony Hack Drama Continues: Washington Wants North Korea to Compensate Sony for The Interview

Posted on December 22nd, 2014.

The Sony hack drama continued on Saturday, as U.S. officials rejected North Korea’s offer to conduct a joint investigation to find the culprits behind the data breach and threats that caused Sony to cancel the release of the $44 million anti-North Korean comedy, The Interview. Instead, the White House reiterated North Korea’s...

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Hack North Korea: Information Black Market

Posted on December 21st, 2014.

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) leads the Hack North Korea initiative aimed at disrupting the information monopoly controlled by dictatorship. The Kim Regime does not allow free, independent media. Punishment for political opposition and defiance includes sentencing to the harshest prisons on Earth or death – for you and your...

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White House Responds to Sony Hack

Posted on December 19th, 2014.

In a reality TV script straight out of a James Bond movie, the White House has now entered the fray on the Sony hacking drama. In a statement, the White House said that it was treating the hack as a national security matter. It further added that the hacking was the work of a sophisticated actor but refused to officially point a finger...