North Korea Threatens The White House, Acknowledges Cyber Warfare




/ 5 years ago

korea_north

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 cesspool of terrorism”.

They accused the US government of being behind the “vicious and dastardly” plot of ‘The Interview’.

“Our toughest counteraction will be boldly taken against the White House, the Pentagon and the whole US mainland, the cesspool of terrorism, by far surpassing the ‘symmetric counteraction’ declared by Obama.”

They said that they also plan to take down “US citadels” using their armed forces and, rather interestingly, cyber warfare – their first public acknowledgement of their intention to use the internet to attack other countries.

“Our target all the citadels of the US imperialists who earned the bitterest grudge of all Koreans, the army and people of the DPRK are fully ready to stand in confrontation with the US in all war spaces, including cyber warfare to blow up those citadels,”

North Korea is no stranger to delivering heavy handed statements like this, but most of the time they never transpire to anything major. However, now they’ve publicly acknowledged “cyber warfare”, it’ll be interesting to see whether there are any more hacks on the horizon.

Source: The Guardian

 


Topics: , , , , ,

Support eTeknix.com

By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow and continue to bring you the latest newsreviews, and competitions. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest technology news, reviews and more. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!

Looking for more exciting features on the latest technology? Check out our What We Know So Far section or our Fun Reads for some interesting original features.

eTeknix Facebook eTeknix Twitter eTeknix Instagram eTeknix Instagram

Check out our Latest Video

  • Be Social With eTeknix

  • Latest Video

  • Features

  • Poll

    Favourite form factor

    View Results


Send this to a friend