North Korea


  • Why the Sony hack has made history  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Jay Bavisi, President & CEO of EC-Council, discusses news that North Korea is currently facing an internet outage and explains why the Sony hack attack has opened a new front in cyberwarfares.

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, Dec 22- North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony pictures, itself experienced Internet outages on Monday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said. The United States also asked China to identify any North Korea hackers operating in China and, if found, send them back to North...

  • North Korea goes completely offline: Report Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:39 PM ET
    North Koreans gather at Kim Il Sung Square, most bowing towards portraits of their late leader, as an act of respect to mark the third anniversary of their late leader Kim Jong Il's death, Dec. 17, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

    North Korea is having major Internet problems, just days after President Obama promised a proportional response to the Sony hacking.

  • Here's why Hollywood's looking to 2015 Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:05 PM ET

    North American box office receipts totaled about $10.5 billion in 2014, a 4 percent decline from a year earlier. The New York Times reports.

  • Sony hack fallout: How will US respond?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers looks at the possible outcome of Sony's hack by North Korea.

  • State Department's new message for North Korea  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the U.S. State Department is seeking compensation from North Korea for Sony over its hack attack.

  • 'Interview' distribution: Who's game?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Discussing the backlash against Sony and possible next move for "The Interview," with Re/Code's Edmund Lee, and John Steinberg, Daily Mail North America.

  • Solutions for 'The Interview'  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Discussing the issue of cyberwarfare and Sony's next move for "The Interview," with Slava Rubin, Indiegogo; John Steinberg, Daily Mail North America; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Ex-employees sue Sony over hack  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Attorney Matthew George, Girard Gibbs, discusses the basis for three class-action lawsuits filed by former Sony employees who claim the company failed to properly protect data.

  • Seeking clear cyber protocols: Ustream  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Brad Hunstable, Ustream founder and CEO, discusses his company's 2012 cyberattack by Russian sympathizers because of content posted on Ustream.

  • Hack fallout: North Korea responds to US  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    North Korea is issuing a new threat against the U.S. in response to accusations that it hacked Sony, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Cramer: Sony a laughing stock  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the broader ramifications of the Sony hack.

  • How to stop hackers once they're in: CyberArk CEO Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    A security guard stands at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles, December 11, 2014.

    Companies do too little to protect sensitive information once a breach occurs, a cybersecurity company CEO says.

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Dec 22- China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it was to blame and has vowed to hit back against any U.S. retaliation, threatening the White House and the Pentagon. But the United States...

  • SEOUL, Dec 22- Computer systems at South Korea's nuclear plant operator have been hacked, but only non-critical data has been lost and there is no risk to the safety of nuclear installations including the country's 23 atomic reactors, the company and the government said on Monday. The attacks come amid concerns that North Korea may mount cyberattacks against...

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Dec 22- China has said it opposes all forms of cyberattacks, but it stopped short of directly condemning the hacking of Sony Pictures, or of responding to U.S. calls for action against North Korea, blamed by Washington for the assault. But the United States has also accused China of cyber spying in the past and a U.S. official has said the attack on...

  • 10 things you didn't know about North Korea  Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 9:55 PM ET

    CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" team discusses 10 surprising facts about North Korea after a recent Sony hack attack put the communist country back into global spotlight.

  • WRAPUP 1-Obama says Sony hack not an act of war Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. Washington's long-standing dispute with North Korea, which for years has centered on its nuclear weapons program, has entered new territory with the...

  • SEOUL, Dec 21- Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. Concern over potential cyberattacks from North Korea has got worldwide attention since the...

  • *North Korea calls accusations "groundless slander". SEOUL/ WASHINGTON, Dec 20- North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. On Friday, President Barack Obama blamed North Korea for the devastating...