Defector warns of North Korea's growing cyber security arsenal

Kim Heung-gwang

According to reports a North Korean defector who once helped train Pyongyang’s military hackers warned this week that the totalitarian regime is a major cybersecurity threat to the United States and other nations. This comes days after multiple threats from North Korea warning they could carry out a pre-emptive Nuclear strike against the West if needed.  Kim Heung-gwang, a former professor at North Korea’s Hamhung University of Computer Technology, a key training facility for the military, urged governments to do more to counter North Korean hacking. The chilling report indicates North Korean hackers are targeting nuclear power plants, transportation networks, electrical utilities and all major government organizations abroad. FULL REPORT