Originally Posted by JJJ's Ulcer
Let's not get too carried away. NK has done this before.
I'm not as worried about a war breaking out as I was in 2010 when they sunk the Cheonan sub and shelled Yeonpyeong island near the demarcation line. Those were real military provocations with military and civilian casualties. Missile tests, cyberhacking and fiery rhetoric is worrisome, but also something NK engages in almost yearly. They're probably just probing SK's cyber-defenses, which they have done before.
Pretty much everyone seems to think this is a lot more serious. And it really is.