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South Koreans Find Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

Professor Eunmi Choi's research team is posing for a group photo in their lab at UNIST. From left are WonJin Choi, Ashwini Sawant, Mun Seok Choe, Dongsung Kim, and Ingeun Lee. CREDIT UNIST

A South Korean study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a method for the remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances. With the help of this newly-developed detection device, the detection of various types of radioactive materials in far flung North Korean geographies will be possible now. In their study, published in the May issue of the prestigious journal, Nature Communications, Professor ...

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SpaceX to Launch Spy Satellite, Why Now?

On Sunday, SpaceX, the private space company vying for space supremacy, will launch its first national security and strategic satellite for the US military purportedly aimed at tracking the nuclear arsenal movements in nations like North Korea with more accuracy for possible targets of any air strikes. The US National Reconnaisance (spy) satellite called NROL-76 will be lifted off on ...

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North Korea Threatens Use of Nuclear Bombs if US Attacks

Beset with a direct confrontation with the US aircraft in the vicinity, North Korea on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States even at a single sign of a pre-emptive strike. US Navy strike group has been sent recently towards the western Pacific as the Trump Administration is gearing up for a forceful action against North Korea, ...

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Interesting Lesser Known Facts About Independence Day

As India gears up to celebrate its 69th Independence Day here are some interesting lesser know facts about Independence Day: 1) Before granting Independence it was Lord Mountbatten who pushed for the partition India into India and Pakistan. 2) Indian Muslims were well spread minority in India, initially people were quite united. Gandhi headed many movements and Muslims rallied behind ...

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North Korea Opens New Airport, After ‘Executing’ its Architect 8 Months Ago?

North Korea’s has opened its sleeky new airport in Pyongyang recently but reports have emerged that its architect was executed last year because the maverick ruler Kim Jong Un was not happy with the design. Ma Won Chun, North Korea’s director of the Designing Department of the National Defense Commission, disappeared last year, and he was reportedly killed last year ...

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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Lizard Squad ? Who are they? Pro-US Hackers ?

Lizard Squad that was behind cyber attacks on sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox is back again this time not on video console makers but on Lenovo for wilfully compromising its Lenovo laptop users to “Superfish” add-on that makes the system vulnerable to steaing encrypted information. The squad consisting of 7 members is a black hat hacking group, known for their ...

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Sony Hack: Now North Korea Faces Music with Key Websites Down

Access to major North Korean websites remained unstable on Friday for the fourth day following a US hint at cyber retaliation last week and even the home page of the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) was blocked as of now, Yonhap News Agency said. While the KCNA website could be accessed intermittently, access to the home pages of other major ...

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Starz releases ‘The Interview’ from Sony output deal

Premium cable and satellite television network Starz has released “The Interview” from its output deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. A representative from the company issued a statement saying: “As the situation with ‘The Interview’ is new territory and has been constantly evolving, Starz released the film from its output deal in order to allow Sony maximum flexibility with their distribution ...

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Sony cyber attack: Independent US theatres to screen film, despite threats

At least two independent US theatres said they would screen the controversial film “The Interview”, the release of which was cancelled by Sony Pictures amid a cyber attack and threats to movie-goers. The comedy film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, revolves around a fictitious US plot to assassinate the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which has left North Korea ...

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Battered by Hackers, Sony Sucuumbs to Blackmail, Scraps ‘The Interview’ Release for Now

Blackmailed by hackers, Sony Pictures Entertainment has officially pulled the plug on the Christmas release of its much-awaited film “The Interview”, upsetting Charles Chun, who plays General Jong in the movie. “I cannot speak for everyone, but my sense is that we made a great film, we had so much fun doing it, audiences loved it at the preview and ...

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CIA Torture: China, North Korea Join to Condemn US Human Rights Record

As the world observed the Human Rights Day today, the report on human rights violation by the United States have made headlines with the US Senate Report stating some gruesome tactics employed by the spy agency on detainees, including waterboarding. Though the fact that the US tortured suspected terrorists after 9/11, details of the Senate report has compelled the nation ...

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North Korea denies hand behind Sony Pictures cyber attack

North Korea has denied hacking into Sony Pictures, which is due to release a comedy film about a plot to assassinate its supreme leader Kim Jong-un. “We do not know where in America Sony Pictures is situated and for what wrongdoing it became the target of the attack nor we feel the need to know about it,” Xinhua quoted a ...

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Kim Jong-un’s Leg Fracture Leads to Wild Speculations World Wide

The global media was agogue over the last one month when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un failed to turn out for major official functions leading to wild speculations from his imminet bed-ridden life to his close aides taking over the reins of power to his sister ruling in proxy and finally rumours of remorse towards South Korea when unscheduled delegation ...

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