Chinese involvement is a must due to the lack of capability in its North Korean proxy. Although China will always give the ‘unaware’ excuse, nothing of this scale goes on without prior knowledge, especially the Sony cyberattack.
An underground network of North Korean hackers are conducting complex cyberattacks against worldwide targets from Chinese cities without the knowledge of Beijing, according to a former professor who trained them. Kim Heung-Kwang was a professor of computer science in North Korean capital Pyongyang, until his defection in 2004.
He told CNN on Tuesday that part of his job was training members of North Korea’s elite cyberintelligence corps, whose task was to compromise computer systems around the world. Kim alleged that some of the hackers joined a specialized outfit called Bureau 121. Continue reading