Warming economic and political ties between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un are in question. The Fiscal Times reports.» Read More
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb 13- President Barack Obama asked U.S. executives on Friday for closer cooperation in defending against hackers after high-profile attacks on companies like Sony that exposed weaknesses in America's cyber defenses. Speaking at Stanford University, Obama told Silicon Valley and financial services CEOs that they needed to share more...
PALO ALTO, Ca., Feb 13- President Barack Obama asked tech industry executives on Friday for closer cooperation in defending against hackers after high-profile attacks against companies like Sony that exposed weaknesses in America's cyber defenses. Speaking at Stanford University, Obama told Silicon Valley executives they needed to share more information...
WASHINGTON, Feb 10- Calling the destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures "a game changer," a top White House official on Tuesday announced a new intelligence unit to coordinate analysis of cyberthreats, modeled on similar U.S. government efforts to fight terrorism. Obama has moved cybersecurity to the top of his 2015 agenda after recent hacking attacks against...
BRUSSELS, Jan 15- The following is the text of a discussion paper sent by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to the 28 members of the European Union, spelling out options for future relations with Russia. In this context the question arises whether to complement that policy with a more proactive approach in order to induce a policy change from Russia.
President Obama will be previewing more proposals he will outline in his State of the Union address, including cybersecurity.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 8- Sony Pictures Entertainment Chief Executive Michael Lynton said on Thursday the costs from the devastating cyberattack on the Hollywood studio will be completely covered by insurance and will not lead to further cost-cutting. The attack targeting the entertainment arm of Sony Corp. is nevertheless believed to be the most destructive...
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...
A U.S. official's mention of a possible China connection in the Sony hack addresses an interesting question: Did North Korea act alone and unabetted?
How does a poverty-stricken country like North Korea obtain cyber-capabilities to level a corporation the size of Sony?
The hackers, who said they were also responsible for seizing control of Sony Corp's computer system last month, on Tuesday warned people to stay away from cinemas showing the film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, and darkly reminded moviegoers of the Sept. 11 hijacked plane attacks on the United States in 2001.. A Sony spokeswoman had no immediate comment on...
Information including social security numbers of Sony Pictures employees seem to be part of the massive breach that hit the company.
Young North Koreans are coming of age amid a proliferation of black markets. This market generation just might solve the North Korea problem.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for over a month. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses growing speculation as to his whereabouts after missing a key political meeting.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill. Reuters reports.
A video game that will soon be released stars North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. NBC News reports.
Andrew Gilholm, Senior Analyst for China and Korea at Control Risks, says Jang Song-thaek's execution will increase uncertainty in China over Kim Jong-un's leadership.
Joseph Naemi, Director at HBOil talks about the impact of sanctions, risks & opportunities in Mongolia and North Korea.
Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs & Trade at the Korea Economic Institute, discusses how China and South Korea can work together to denuclearize North Korea.
Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore weighs in on a whole host of issues including implications of threats from North Korea and expectations from China as it braces to release a slew of economic data.