May 16, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’

North Korean spy paid the two over $600,000 in bitcoin to hack military command and control systems, police say

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’
Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’

Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’

North Korean leader calls young people future of Korean socialism at photo session with students and ‘working youth’

Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 2, 2022
North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns

North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns

Reversal comes just months after China and North Korea agreed to restart rail freight to bolster bilateral trade

North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 30, 2022
Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking

Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking

Agency says DPRK uses The Netherlands’ fast internet to stage targeted attacks on cybersecurity researchers

Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 29, 2022
North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec
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North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec

Cybersecurity firm says DPRK’s Stonefly group used the powerful Log4j exploit against unnamed engineering firm

North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 29, 2022
Kim Jong Un celebrates successful military parade with dozens of group photos

Kim Jong Un celebrates successful military parade with dozens of group photos

State media praises ‘modernity’ of North Korea’s armed forces as well as state TV’s ‘highest level’ parade coverage

Kim Jong Un celebrates successful military parade with dozens of group photos
Arius Derr
Arius Derr April 29, 2022
Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report

Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report

Experts say activity driven by desire for more device flexibility, not necessarily interest in outside information

Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 28, 2022
Activist claims he flew Yoon Suk-yeol posters, million leaflets to North Korea

Activist claims he flew Yoon Suk-yeol posters, million leaflets to North Korea

Park Sang-hak says he flew 20 balloons with anti-DPRK propaganda across border, a likely violation of anti-leaflet law

Activist claims he flew Yoon Suk-yeol posters, million leaflets to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 28, 2022
Biden to hold first summit with Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul on May 21

Biden to hold first summit with Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul on May 21

US president next month will also meet Japanese, Quad, ASEAN counterparts as part of Indo-Pacific policy agenda

Biden to hold first summit with Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul on May 21
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 28, 2022
North Korea may have more mobile launchers for its ICBMs than previously known

North Korea may have more mobile launchers for its ICBMs than previously known

Expert cautions Pyongyang may be misleading observers about its fleet of transporter erector launchers, however

North Korea may have more mobile launchers for its ICBMs than previously known
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 27, 2022
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