Incentives for Breaking Operational Security?

January 8, 2015

Via: hacker

Thanks Adam Segal for posting a link to a fascinating Wall Street Journal piece titled # May Have Left Deliberate , Expert Says. From the story by Jeyup S. Kwaak:

Apparent slip-ups by the hackers of Sony Pictures that have helped convince U.S. investigators the hackers are North Koreans have a precedent, and may even have been deliberate to win domestic kudos, according to a top cybersecurity expert and former senior North Korean official.
he head of a group of hacking experts that have analyzed previous suspected North Korean cyberattacks on South Korea said a record of a North Korean Internet address was also left in a 2013 attack on Seoul because a detour through Chinese servers was briefly suspended, exposing the origin of the incursion.

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