May 29, 2024

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North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police
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North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police

Expert says breach reflects ‘lack of cyber alertness’ and could hinder Seoul’s efforts to boost global cyber cooperation

North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police
Rifle in hand, Kim Jong Un calls for more powerful North Korean weapons

Rifle in hand, Kim Jong Un calls for more powerful North Korean weapons

Leader fires sniper rifle, drives mobile rocket launcher in military inspection possibly targeting arms exports

Rifle in hand, Kim Jong Un calls for more powerful North Korean weapons
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 13, 2024
Kim Jong Un guides live-fire test of new precision rockets, third this year

Kim Jong Un guides live-fire test of new precision rockets, third this year

State media boasts of 240mm artillery's ‘destructive power,’ announcing plans to deploy weapon from 2024-2026

Kim Jong Un guides live-fire test of new precision rockets, third this year
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 11, 2024
North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region

North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region

Unification ministry says it will consider legal action against Pyongyang over demolition of ROK government property

North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 10, 2024
US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering

US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering

Ruling highlights DPRK cybercriminals' sophisticated techniques which they use to circumvent US sanctions

US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 10, 2024
Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers

Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers

Leader said Kim Ki Nam would be immortalized in likely bid to encourage current officials to remain loyal to the regime

Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park May 10, 2024
Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon

Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon

Expert says president’s remarks are aimed at maintaining ties with Russia for leverage to influence Pyongyang’s actions

Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon
Hundreds of North Koreans enter Russia in first quarter amid burgeoning ties

Hundreds of North Koreans enter Russia in first quarter amid burgeoning ties

Data reveals new quarterly high since pre-pandemic times, while number of Russians entering DPRK also surged

Hundreds of North Koreans enter Russia in first quarter amid burgeoning ties
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 9, 2024
Canada to deploy aircraft to monitor illegal North Korean ship-to-ship transfers

Canada to deploy aircraft to monitor illegal North Korean ship-to-ship transfers

Tokyo says plane will operate from Okinawa air base as part of regular surveillance of DPRK efforts to evade sanctions

Canada to deploy aircraft to monitor illegal North Korean ship-to-ship transfers
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 9, 2024
South Korea holds live-fire drills to defend islands on North Korea’s doorstep

South Korea holds live-fire drills to defend islands on North Korea’s doorstep

Authorities advise residents not to go outside during exercises on repelling enemy landing and retaking border islands

South Korea holds live-fire drills to defend islands on North Korea’s doorstep
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 8, 2024
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