North Korea Hacking Shows Kim Jong Un’s Global Reach

North Korea: 1.2 Million Troops, Nukes and a 3,000-Strong Cyber-Elite – Yahoo Finance

The country says North Korea has carried out six major cyber attacks on its institutions since 2009, costing the country $780 million. It includes an attack on one of South Koreas largest banks, Nonghyup, that left about 30 million account holders unable to withdraw money for days in 2011. In response, the government plans to more than double the size of its cyber-defense unit to about 1,000 by 2030, while the science ministry warned in January that North Korea has been stepping up efforts to steal information from computers by using hacking emails. North Korea on Dec.
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More from Bloomberg.com: Oil Crash Exposes New Risks for U.S. Shale Drillers “There is this image that North Korea never carries through on its threats,” said Bruce Klingner, senior research fellow on Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation in Washington and former deputy division chief for Korea at the Central Intelligence Agency. “But it sometimes does carry through.
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Definition of ‘firearm’ in I-594 too vague, man says – Central Kitsap Reporter

Robert Parker holds a nail gun while addressing the city council about I-594. - BKAT  Photo

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wilson said he’s “heard that same rumbling” about the literal definition of “firearm” in I-594. Wilson said the sheriff’s office would take a common sense approach to the definition. Deputies would not stand outside hardware stores and do background checks on contractors purchasing nail guns, for example. “That’s not going to be the case,” Wilson said. “It’s just one of those situations where we’re going to wait for a more detailed definition that may come from the courts on this,” he said. Web pages for both the Washington Department of Licensing and the Washington State Office of the Attorney General both defer to local law enforcement and prosecutors on how to enforce firearms laws.
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