Did cyber attacks slow down North Korea’s missile progress?
A New York Times investigation claims hacking by the U.S. may have delayed the DPRK's missile development
On March 6, 2017, the New York Times published an article arguing that the United States had deployed cyber attacks against North Korea’s missile tests. The article implied that these attacks might have succeeded in causing the failure of several North Korean missile tests, stating:
“The North’s missiles soon began to fail at a remarkable pace. Some were destroyed, no doubt, by accident as well as by design. The technology the North was pursuing, using new designs and new engines, involved multistage rockets, introducing all kinds of possibilities for catastrophic mistakes. But by most accounts, the United States
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