Experts work to untangle US, Korea cyber attack

[AP] U.S. authorities trying to unravel the widespread cyber attacks against government Web sites in the United States and South Korea this week are facing a lengthy, complex investigation that may never identify a culprit, at least not one they would be willing to reveal.Cyber experts familiar with the probe are divided over the extent of North Korean involvement, split between those who believe hackers may have simply used zombie computers in the region and those who think the communist nation has moved to the digital battlefield.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/07/08/national/w041853D82.DTL
http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2009/07/10/experts_work_to_untangle_us_korea_cyber_attack/
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D99BLI9O0.htmAlso see:If this is cyber war, possible U.S responses are limited
A lot of people are saying this is cyber war. But if the Internet attack on U.S. Web sites was an assault by North Korea or some other foreign government, what good responses are in America’s arsenal?”The short answer is probably ‘Not a heck of a lot,'” says James Lewis, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20090710_5177.php

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