Tag : North Korea

Latest Posts

0 SHARES

An Inside Glimpse at Computing in North Korea

After eschewing Windows due to its American origins, North Korea has been using the Red Star operating system for over a decade. Not only is Red Star created by the North Korean state, it is the…

0 SHARES

North Korea’s Internet Room Finally Gets an Internet Connection!

North Korea is renowned for many things, and few of them good. Such as the internet room at their airport which ironically had no internet, until now! As far as internet access is concerned, the citizens…

0 SHARES

North Korea Tests Polaris-1 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

North Korea is flexing their military muscles again with more missile demonstrations. In the latest test, a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) was fired successfully with Kim Jong Un in attendance. Despite only flying about 150m,…

0 SHARES

North Korea’s State Operating System Looks Like OS X

We’ve all been captivated recently by the massive hack upon Sony Pictures that was supposedly carried out by North Korea. However, not many of us know what using a computer is like in the ‘self-reliant’ hermit kingdom.…

0 SHARES

Defector to Send USB Copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea Via Balloons

A defector of North Korea has announced that he intends to send 100,000 USB drive and DVD copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea via balloons. With the support of the US Human Rights Foundation, the…

0 SHARES

Was the Sony Hack an Inside Job?

Following the hack of Sony Pictures last month, there has been much debate over who was responsible; a hacker group called Guardians of Peace have claimed responsibility, and the FBI has suggested that North Korea was…

0 SHARES

The Interview is Sony’s Most Downloaded Movie – Making $15m

The Interview is doing alright online, raking back a third of its crazy $44 million budget. It’s also Sony’s most downloaded movie ever. “Considering the incredibly challenging circumstances, we are extremely grateful to the people all…

0 SHARES

North Korea Threatens to Blow Up the White House

In a totally reasonable and not at all childish reaction to a comedy movie, North Korea has threatened to bomb the White House in retaliation for the release of the Seth Rogen film The Interview. After…

0 SHARES

iTunes to Offer The Interview Too

Just a few days after it was reported that Apple declined streaming ‘The Interview’, Apple has just confirmed that it will indeed be offering the movie. According to Re/code, an Apple representative informed them that the…

0 SHARES

The Interview Made $1 Million on its First Day

Sony has announced that ‘The Interview’ made $1 Million on its first day. The film was released on Christmas Eve online and in a handful of cinemas on Christmas Day. “Considering the incredibly challenging circumstances, we…

0 SHARES

“Monkey” Obama Behind Internet Outage, According to North Korea

North Korea has blamed the US of taking down its internet services over the Christmas period and, in a gesture of unbridled racism, branded President Barack Obama “a monkey”. The US is accused of retaliating for…

0 SHARES

Sony Hack Highlights Cyber Security Concerns

The devastating hack on Sony Pictures has meant at least one good thing – greater awareness of cyber security. A number of businesses, governments and indeed individuals have started to wonder whether they’re susceptible to hacking.…

0 SHARES

Sony Made the Rental of ‘The Interview’ Too Easy to Keep

As you will all know by now, Sony released ‘The Interview’ online on Christmas Eve following the massive hack. They released the movie as a rental and as a download for which you can keep. However,…

0 SHARES

Apple Reportedly Declined to Show ‘The Interview’ on iTunes

In Sony Pictures’ hunt to find a place to show ‘The Interview’, they reportedly asked Apple, who supposedly declined the offer. According to The New York Times, Sony apparently asked the White House to help them get it…

0 SHARES

Sony Threatens Legal Action Against Twitter Over Hack Leaks

In an interesting turn of events, Sony has delivered one of those threatening letters to Twitter. Sony Pictures has asked the social network to delete accounts that have been sharing leaked material, that’s if they don’t…

0 SHARES

‘The Interview’ to Be Released on YouTube and Google Play

After a number of hasty negotiations and discussions, Google has agreed to stream ‘The Interview’ on Google Play and YouTube. It will be available from 10am PST/6pm GMT for $6. It’ll also be streamed by Sony…

0 SHARES

The Interview To Be Released in Select Cinemas on Christmas Day

Well after everything Sony has authorised a select number of US cinemas to release ‘The Interview’ on Christmas Day. Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League has offered his cinemas to show the movie, a request which Sony has…

0 SHARES

Sony Hackers Mock the FBI

Guardians of Peace, the group responsible for the massive Sony Pictures hack, have taken to making fun of the FBI. The hackers posted a mocking message aimed at the US justice agency on Pastebin on Saturday.…

0 SHARES

North Korea’s Internet Appears to Be Under Cyber Attack

North Korean internet has never been very stable, nor is it accessible to many of the citizens. It’s more a tool for North Korea to have access to the outside world and their connections, or so…

0 SHARES

The Interview Becomes One of The Highest Rated Movies on The Web

Despite nobody having seen ‘The Interview’ yet, it has already become one of the highest rated films on the web. The Verge reports that the unreleased film has achieved a perfect 10/10 rating on IMDB, after…

0 SHARES

North Korea Threatens The White House, Acknowledges Cyber Warfare

North Korea has delivered a threat to the United States over its accusations that it was behind the Sony Pictures hack. They’ve warned that they will attack the White House and “the whole US mainland, that…

0 SHARES

Obama Says the Sony Hack Wasn’t An “Act of War”

President Obama is once again talking about the hack on Sony Pictures, where he has said that the cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant was not an “act of war” but it was a serious case…

0 SHARES

BitTorrent has Offered to Stream ‘The Interview’

Popular torrent service BitTorrent has said that they’ll gladly stream ‘The interview’ – the movie said to be behind the massive North Korea hack attack on Sony Pictures. Sony has said that they intend to deliver…

0 SHARES

Kim Jong Un Game Still Going Ahead, Gets Sony Pictures Level

‘Glorious Leader!’ a game about Kim Jong Un, is still going ahead despite the potential threat from North Korea following the Sony cyber attack. It’s creator, Jeff Miller, is reportedly even more motivated than ever. He’s since…

0 SHARES

North Korea Wants Joint US Investigation on Sony Hack

The BBC reports that North Korea has demanded a joint investigation with US authorities over the Sony hack. The secretive state denied US allegations that the country was behind the massive hack upon Sony Pictures.  The…

0 SHARES

FBI Releases Statement Linking Sony Hack to North Korea

Seen as an end to all speculation, the FBI has released an official statement linking North Korea to the Sony hack.  They said ”we are deeply concerned about the destructive nature of this attack on a…

0 SHARES

George R. R. Martin Offers His Private Cinema To Show ‘The Interview’

The creator of ‘The Game of Thrones’, George R. R. Martin has offered Seth Rogan the opportunity to show ‘The Interview’ in his private cinema. He days that it was “corporate cowardice” that led to the…