Sgygus: Neither banks nor broadcast media have guns. One would think that if this were a prelude to a military offensive, that South Korean military communications would be the ones under attack.
Relatively Obscure: libranoelrose: Define "Massive".Electrons have mass, therefore this attack is massive.
bluecrabscribe: I seem to recall a huge outage of the US baking system back in the early '90s. I remember it was in mid-December because I was doing my Christmas shopping and the stores were only taking cash. Came back up a few hour later. Wasn't a hacker, it turned out to be an AT&T tech who didn't understand BGP.
nymersic: "Screens went blank promptly at 2 p.m., with skulls popping up on the screens of some computers"Wow, how admirably cliche.
Bontesla: I just have a hard time believing they have the capacity to do this. In my head - all of the computers in the DPRK are cardboard cutouts with people inside making beeping noises for legitimacy.
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