Cyber terrorism 3 north korea is among the top seven

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CYBER TERRORISM 3 North Korea is among the top seven countries that have the most well-developed cyberspace. It is capable of messing around with other countries' cyberspaces. The country hacked Sony's system in 2014, an action which some individuals termed as an act of war (Klinger, 2015). It is assumed that the attack was made by a group of individuals who call themselves Guardians of peace. The former wanted the company to pull the release of a film referred to as The Interview since it portrayed Kim Jong-un's murder. After the company pulled the film, the group sent a broken-English message to its management team indicating that it Sony had made a wise decision. The results of the incident included the online publication of unfinished films. Many people including the Homeland Security secretary, Jeh Johnson asked the government to look into the matter. He claimed that this was more than an attack to one of the companies in the US. As a result, the United States had to use its intelligence to find out who the hacker was. Its FBI unit carried out investigations and based on the findings; there were similarities between the structure of the attack and other cyber-attacks that have been made to the United States and other countries in the past by the same country (Al-Alawi, 2014). In addition, some of the software that was used to carry out the attack was written in the Korean language, and therefore North Korea was the main suspect. The government informed its citizens that it had proved the attack was conducted by North Korea because it was able to identify an IP fingerprint that it knows from its invasion of the attacker's cyber-space. This means that there is a "silent" cyber-war that the citizens do not
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