North Korean Computer Center Open LIbrary Created

Martyn Williams, writing at 38North, reports on the new North Korean Computer Center – ostensibly, an open library of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea software. We strongly suggest caution when opening any files (eg., PDFs, DOCs, Binaries, et cetera and running any software from the library – especially with this caveat descendit onustus…:

“In publishing the PDF files, the team running the site had to strip out tracking code that had been inserted into the files by the Red Star OS. The software adds a hard-drive serial number to files when they are opened, potentially allowing the government the ability to determine all the computers on which a file has been viewed.” – via Martyn Williams, writing at 38North

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This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: Infosecurity.US