North Korea Unicorn Lair Discovered

Actually, This Was North Korea’s Craziest Proclamation… and It Involved Unicorns

By on July 7, 2015 at 12:28 PM.

Actually, This Was North Korea’s Craziest Proclamation… and It Involved Unicorns

A couple of weeks back, we marveled at just how crazy North Korea really is. What prompted our sense of awe was the reclusive country’s proclamation that it had discovered a single drug that could cure AIDS, MERS and Ebola all at once. At the time we said we thought it was the craziest thing North Korea had ever come up with, but that’s only because we forgot about its amazing proclamation back in 2012 that its archaeologists had discovered a unicorn lair in its capital city of Pyongyang. More →

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North Korea Cure For AIDS Ebola MERS

North Korea Says a Lot of Crazy Crap… But This Might Take the Cake

By on June 19, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

North Korea Says a Lot of Crazy Crap… But This Might Take the Cake

Ah, North Korea. We’d find you really funny if you weren’t such a horrible monument to human misery. The Associated Press, via ABC News, reports that North Korea claims it has discovered the cure to not one, not two, but three! Yes, three! Major diseases that are plaguing humanity right now. More →

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North Korean Defense Minister Anti-Aircraft Gun Execution

North Korean official falls asleep during rally, gets executed by an anti-aircraft gun

By on May 13, 2015 at 8:05 PM.

North Korean official falls asleep during rally, gets executed by an anti-aircraft gun

Every time you find yourself complaining about your boss, just remember things could always be worse — for instance, you could be working for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Per Reuters, it seems that North Korea this week executed its own defense minister after he fell asleep during a political rally where Kim Jong Un was present. After being formally charged with “treason” for this transgression, the official was killed by an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range. More →

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U.S. hits North Korea with huge new sanctions in response to Sony hack

By on January 2, 2015 at 2:15 PM.

U.S. hits North Korea with huge new sanctions in response to Sony hack

The United States just struck back against North Korea for its alleged role in the hack of Sony Pictures. In official statement released on Friday, U.S. president Barack Obama said he was signing an executive order authorizing stiff sanctions against North Korea for its “ongoing provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies, particularly its destructive and coercive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.” More →

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The Interview DVDs North Korea

Kim Jong-un’s nightmare: South Korean man plans to airdrop DVDs of The Interview

By on December 31, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Kim Jong-un’s nightmare: South Korean man plans to airdrop DVDs of The Interview

North Korea’s seeming victory over James Franco and Seth Rogen’s hit comedy was very short-lived. Not only has the film become a sensation after being released online but now The Associated Press, via USA Today, reports that an activist in South Korea plans to airdrop DVDs of The Interview into North Korea in the hopes that North Koreans will get a chance to see the film for themselves. More →

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The Interview Online Revenue

Theater chains made a lethal mistake in rejecting The Interview

By on December 29, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Theater chains made a lethal mistake in rejecting The Interview

Much has been made about movie theater chains’ decision to reject running The Interview on December 25th due to safety concerns. It is now becoming clear that these theaters have made a huge miscalculation that may cause much bigger problems than just reputation damage. More →

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Sony Hackers Identity Speculation

This may be the best evidence yet that the Sony hack was an inside job

By on December 29, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

This may be the best evidence yet that the Sony hack was an inside job

Was the North Korean government really the mastermind behind the massive hack on Sony? Many researchers have continued to express skepticism about this claim and The Security Ledger reports that researchers at security firm Norse may have uncovered the best evidence yet that the Sony hack was actually an inside job. More →

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Watch The Interview Online Stream

You can watch The Interview online right now – here are the details

By on December 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

You can watch The Interview online right now – here are the details

Kim Jong Un’s worst nightmare has come true: You can now watch The Interview online. The James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy — about two American entertainment reporters’ inept attempts to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — has had a rocky road to its launch but you can now rent or buy it online. More →

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North Korea Sony Hack Statement

North Korea’s statement on the Sony hack is as hilariously insane as you’d expect

By on December 23, 2014 at 8:55 AM.

North Korea’s statement on the Sony hack is as hilariously insane as you’d expect

North Korea has never been shy about using over-the-top bombast to make its views known and you’ll be unsurprised to know that its official statement on the Sony hack is just as comically insane as what we’ve come to expect from the reclusive regime. More →

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Sony Hack North Korea Networks

Rogen’s revenge? It looks like someone’s attacking North Korea’s networks

By on December 22, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

Rogen’s revenge? It looks like someone’s attacking North Korea’s networks

You just knew that someone, whether it was the United States government or an independent hacker collective such as Anonymous, would try to make North Korea pay for its role in getting Sony to cancel the theatrical release of The Interview. And now it appears that some sort of reprisal is underway — Re/code reports that analysts at DYN Research have determined that North Korea’s networks are under attack from an unknown source and are showing “signs of distress.” More →

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Obama comes out swinging against North Korea, says Sony made a ‘mistake’ pulling the film

By on December 19, 2014 at 2:10 PM.

Obama comes out swinging against North Korea, says Sony made a ‘mistake’ pulling the film

President Barack Obama on Friday had tough words not only for North Korea — which earlier in the day had been named by the FBI as the chief culprit in the massive hack of Sony Pictures — but also for Sony itself. In particular, Obama said that he thinks Sony “made a mistake” by pulling the film from theaters in response to threats it had received from hackers tied to the North Korean government. More →

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Sony Hack North Korea Hackers

Sony hack might have been just a rehearsal for more complex cyber attacks

By on December 19, 2014 at 6:45 AM.

Sony hack might have been just a rehearsal for more complex cyber attacks

The cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures might have been just a rehearsal for a certain hacker group from North Korea, Reuters reports, as the country’s elite army of hackers might be working on more complex operations against more important targets in rival states. Though not confirmed to be responsible for the massive Sony hack, North Korea is currently the main suspect, according to recent reports. More →

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