North Korea’s history of bold cyber attacks

North Korean hackers, backed by the state, are believed to be responsible for an array of bold attacks made in the name of money, or the reputation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea regime.

One of the most infamous examples is the 2014 brutal cyberattack on Sony which compromised the tech company’s networks and led to the leak of terabytes of information online.¬†The FBI blamed North Korea for the attack, believing it was launched in response to Sony’s planned release of The Interview, a film which tells the satirical story of journalists recruited to assassinate Kim Jong Un.

Read an extensive, though not exhaustive list of cyber attacks that have been attributed to North Korea, on ZDNet.