KIM Jong-un has warned the US that North Korean missiles are now capable of hitting American territory after the rogue state conducted a “successful” weapons test.
The tubby tyrant boasted of Pyongyang’s “sure capability” to destroy US targets in the Pacific after testing a medium-range missile yesterday.
Two Musudan rockets were fired from inside the secretive nation’s borders – the first catastrophically failed, but the second flew 250 miles before crashing into the Sea of Japan.
There doesn’t even need to be any hackers involved. Nine substations being taken out will send America back into the stone ages and claim upwards of 9 out of 10 American lives. That’s how safe the U.S. electrical grid is. The electrical grid in central California has already been attacked with sniper rifles in what’s likely a dry run. It was reported an entire year later after the incident, then whitewashed as a non-threat.
As for the rest of the infrastructure, control of SCADAs is key — something China and Russia likely can manipulate. From there, sewage systems could be forced to flood the streets and medication dosages for the sick and elderly could be manipulated.
The terror group’s hackers have attempted cyberattacks in the U.S., but aren’t skilled enough to succeed, the FBI said. Still, though, ISIL may have the cash to fund cyberattacks on U.S. targets.
“Strong intent. Thankfully, low capability,” John Riggi, a section chief in the FBI’s cyber division, told CNN. “But the concern is that they’ll buy that capability.” Continue reading