Hacker Takes Over North Korean Radio Station, Broadcasts ‘The Closing Countdown’

The listeners of the North Korean short-wave radio station, 6400kHz received hacked to play the 1986 hit tune “The Closing Countdown” by the 80’s Swedish rock band legends Europe on repeat after it was allegedly hijacked by an unknown hacker.

“The Jester,” a vigilante grey-hat hacker broke the information of the incident on Twitter by posting a hyperlink to a recording of the printed.

“A god amongst us has hijacked 6400kHz (North Korean station) and is enjoying the Closing Countdown,” mentioned The Jester on Twitter on November 9.

“The Jester” is known for hacking jihadist web sites, and in October 2016 had defaced the web site of the Russian Ministry of International Affairs with the message, “Cease attacking People.”

Strategic Sentinel, a Washington-based nonpartisan geostrategic consulting firm, famous that the Korean communist regime usually broadcasts coded messages on the station earlier than provocations. It had acknowledged on Twitter on 23rd September:

“Radio Pyongyang has broadcasted coded messages on 6400kHz. Normally, once they do that it indicators an upcoming provocation.”

It acknowledged in September, “The most definitely thought for these messages is an anticipated missile take a look at on the heels of #DPRK FM #UNGA statements,” simply after North Korea introduced it was contemplating a hydrogen bomb take a look at within the Pacific Ocean.

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It additionally famous that there’s a sample within the coded alerts. Prior to now, North Korea made broadcasts two days earlier than conducting a nuclear take a look at, at some point earlier than an intercontinental ballistic missile take a look at, and at some point earlier than Japanese flyovers.

After the ‘80s rock tune was performed on the 6400kHz radio station, the Twitteratis had a subject day who reacted with applause and made enjoyable on the autocratic regime.

You possibly can take a look at the unique official tune “The Closing Countdown” under:

Supply: The Epooch Instances