December 08, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korea state TV airs South Korea’s lopsided World Cup loss to Brazil

North Korea state TV airs South Korea’s lopsided World Cup loss to Brazil

Decision to air Red Devils’ elimination from premier soccer tournament reflects Pyongyang’s ‘pettiness,’ expert says

North Korea state TV airs South Korea’s lopsided World Cup loss to Brazil
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 8, 2022
China rolls back virus controls, providing hope for North Korea aid work

China rolls back virus controls, providing hope for North Korea aid work

Experts say rules a positive step for DPRK refugees and aid groups in China, though border controls likely to stay

China rolls back virus controls, providing hope for North Korea aid work
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 8, 2022
Seoul issues warning about inadvertently hiring North Korean IT workers

Seoul issues warning about inadvertently hiring North Korean IT workers

Instructions come after DPRK personnel reportedly falsified their identities to secure work on freelancing platforms

Seoul issues warning about inadvertently hiring North Korean IT workers
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 8, 2022
North Korea exploits Itaewon tragedy for zero-day malware attack: Google
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North Korea exploits Itaewon tragedy for zero-day malware attack: Google

Researchers say ScarCruft used deadly event as lure for phishing campaign targeting Internet Explorer vulnerability

North Korea exploits Itaewon tragedy for zero-day malware attack: Google
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 8, 2022
UN humanitarian aid for North Korea plummets to record low of $1.7 million

UN humanitarian aid for North Korea plummets to record low of $1.7 million

Member state’s financial commitments in 2022 decline nearly 90% from the year before, UN data shows

UN humanitarian aid for North Korea plummets to record low of $1.7 million
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 7, 2022
Seoul’s conventional forces must ‘overwhelm’ North Korean threats, Yoon says

Seoul’s conventional forces must ‘overwhelm’ North Korean threats, Yoon says

South Korean president calls for military leaders to ‘believe’ in its allies’ nuclear power for defense

Seoul’s conventional forces must ‘overwhelm’ North Korean threats, Yoon says
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 7, 2022
Olympics to lift ban on North Korea’s participation ahead of 2024 Paris Games

Olympics to lift ban on North Korea’s participation ahead of 2024 Paris Games

Despite decision, the DPRK has given no signs that it will lift COVID border controls to allow its athletes to join

Olympics to lift ban on North Korea’s participation ahead of 2024 Paris Games
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 7, 2022
US defends ‘prudent’ North Korea policy, calls on UNSC to enforce sanctions

US defends ‘prudent’ North Korea policy, calls on UNSC to enforce sanctions

State Department suggests China and Russia haven’t done enough to rein in North Korean ‘provocations’

US defends ‘prudent’ North Korea policy, calls on UNSC to enforce sanctions
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 7, 2022
European Council renews human rights sanctions on top North Korean officials

European Council renews human rights sanctions on top North Korean officials

Expert says move unlikely to improve situation on the ground but sends important message to Pyongyang

European Council renews human rights sanctions on top North Korean officials
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 6, 2022
New-and-improved North Korean malware targets cryptocurrency traders
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New-and-improved North Korean malware targets cryptocurrency traders

Researchers identify spread of new AppleJeus variant alongside fake cryptocurrency website run by Pyongyang

New-and-improved North Korean malware targets cryptocurrency traders
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 6, 2022
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