North Korea could launch a deadly missile attack on the US with the help of sophisticated hackers who could disable Trump’s heralded defense system, a cybersecurity expert has warned. Matt Morris, vice president of NexDefense, told Express.co.uk hackers from North Korea, Russia and China are now capable of adjusting US Navy ships’ GPS, sending them on a collision course with other vessels.

As well as causing confusion and chaos on board, these hacking attacks could have a far deadlier result if a ship boasting anti-missile systems was targeted. If done quickly enough, these ships could be moved from key locations, leaving North Korea with an open shot at enemy states. Mr Morris said: “These ships depend pretty heavily on GPS. The GPS was essentially telling them they were on course when in fact they were in a completely different location. READ MORE