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Exclusive: U.S. tried Stuxnet-style campaign against North Korea but failed - sourcesF

From Reuters, May 2015

BY JOSEPH MENN

SAN FRANCISCO – The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea’s nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar with the covert campaign. 808 more words

World At WAR

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Do Not Disturb.”

“What’s yours is mine…

And what’s mine is mine…” **

They hurl their insolence…

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Dumb

Kind Words vs Trash Talk

Dear Internet Users,

I’m writing this letter today to show you an example of the good things you can do. So often, you choose to lurk in the dark corners of this place and choose to strike out at unsuspecting victims, like a playful cat with their claws out. 686 more words

Opinion

Pyongyang 1, NSA 0: U.S. Tried and Failed to Hack North Korea’s Nuclear Infrastructure

By almost completely shutting itself off from the rest of the world, the North Korean government has denied its people and society access to the fruits of the digital communications revolution. 410 more words

Passport

Brazil’s Setbacks and Europe’s Unraveling

Boom Bust

We’re just learning that hackers used an online service run by the Internal Revenue Service to access the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers. 261 more words

Economy

FEMA Issues 2015 National Preparedness Report

On May 28, FEMA released the 2015 National Preparedness Report (NPR). The NPR is an annual status report summarizing the Nation’s progress toward reaching the 2011 National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. 339 more words

All Hazards