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Hacker group hints it caused North Korean Internet crash
Hacker group hints it caused North Korean Internet crash

Fresh Internet outages continued to plague North Korea on Tuesday, and speculation about the cause of the rogue country's systemwide crash earlier in the day broadened to include a hacking group that hinted it was responsible. North Korea's Internet connection went down about 2 a.m. Tuesday and wasn't restored for more than 9 1/2 hours, prompting speculation that the U.S. government might have waged a cyberattack against Pyongyang in retaliation for the Nov. 24 hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The FBI has accused North Korea of committing the attack on the Los Angeles-area studios where the controversial film "The Interview" was made, portraying a...

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