Computer security experts were divided Thursday on whether North Korea was behind the ongoing attacks on US and South Korean websites, an assault that highlighted the vulnerabilities of the web, reports the Associated French Press.

"I don't think it was North Korea, but there's really no proof either way," said Johannes Ullrich, chief technology officer for the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center, which monitors cyber threats.

"The way this particular malware was written it looks like one guy wrote it in his basement over a weekend," he said. "But maybe that's what North Korea's cyberwarfare unit looks like."


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