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 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