North Korean Hackers Have Stolen American And South Korean "War Plans"

Who forgot to change the password?

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A "cold war" so absurd that it's bordering on hysterical... well, it would be if an actual nuclear war wasn't an omnipresent, believable outcome, the latest twist in the surreal tale of Kim Jong-Un arrives with news that North Korean hackers have successfully stolen US and South Korean "war plans."

Oh good.

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According to the BBC, the stolen documents include wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea, as well as a plan to assassinate the unhinged leader of North Korea.

Those sound like the sort of documents you'd rather not fall into the wrong hands, guys? Maybe?

Rhee Cheol-Hee, a member of South Korean parliament's defence committee, refused to comment directly on the breach - but confirmed it happened last September and that 235 gigabytes of military documents had been stolen from the Defence Integrated Data Centre, and that 80% of them have yet to be identified.

South Korea's state-run Yonhap news service reports that Seoul has been subject to a series of cyber attacks by its unruly (to put it mildly) neighbour in recent years, with many targeting government websites and facilities.

The hackers are believed to have been specifically trained by foreign experts, including some from China.

North Korea has accused South Korea of "fabricating" the claims.

Good news all round!