October 26, 2021

Sony just set a terrible precedent, one that will embolden every hacker on the planet and haunt corporations for years

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By Steve Kovach From Business Insider Sony blew it Wednesday by pulling “The Interview” from theaters without coming up with an alternative way to distribute the movie. There was a big opportunity to at least announce that the “The Interview” would premiere online instead of in theaters. But by completely caving to demands, Sony has […]

North Korea denies hacking Sony but calls the breach a ‘righteous deed’

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By Anna Fifield From Washington Post TOKYO — North Korea has denied hacking Sony Pictures’ computer systems in retaliation for its movie “The Interview,” which revolves around a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un. But the secretive state has called the crippling cyberattack a “righteous deed” and has suggested that its “supporters […]

WSJ’s Schectman: North Korean gold found its way into US companies’ supply chains

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By John Morgan From Moneynews Some of the nation’s flagship brands are being marred by their suppliers’ use of banned North Korean gold. Dozens of companies have disclosed recently that their suppliers used gold refined by North Korea’s central bank, including Hewlett-Packard, Ralph Lauren, Williams-Sonoma, Rockwell Automation and IBM, according to Wall Street Journal columnist […]

South Korea Finds Crashed Surveillance Drone Suspected From North Korea

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AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE From Business Insider South Korea said Tuesday it had recovered an unidentified drone that crashed on one of its border islands the same day that North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire across their disputed maritime boundary. The wreckage was discovered on Baengnyeong island, which lies just south of the maritime border, […]

OPINION: Should America take a page from the Russians and grab Cuba?

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By Peter Binose From Caribbean360 We must ask, we must consider in the light of Russia’s behaviour, would the Americans be better off destroying the kind of Cuba that we currently have says Peter Binose. KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, Monday March 31, 2014 – I can understand the Russians feeling threatened,  deeply worried about a European […]