Someone Disconnects North Korea - Who?


North Korea went off the Internet Monday, 22 December 2014, at 16:15 UTC after more than 24 hours of sustained weekend instability. Dyn was measuring the connectivity. 



North Korea went off the Internet Monday, 22 December 2014, at 16:15 UTC (01:15 UTC Tuesday in Pyongyang) after more than 24 hours of sustained weekend instability.

Dyn continually measures the connectivity and performance of more than 510,000 individual networks worldwide, identifying impairments to Internet commerce. It’s a rare event these days when an entire country leaves the Internet (as Egypt did, or Syria).

Even so, when North Korea’s four networks went dark, we were not entirely surprised, based on the fragility of their national connectivity to the global Internet.

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Exploring North Korea with Dyn Internet Intelligence

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