Ethan Jewell | NK News
June 13, 2024

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Ethan Jewell

Ethan Jewell is a Seoul-based correspondent for NK News focused on sanctions, trade and maritime issues. He previously worked as an investigations and intelligence specialist for Pinkerton Comprehensive Risk Management and as a research intern for the Brookings Institution's Center for East Asia Policy Studies.

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Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information

Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information

Unclear who is behind data breach from Korea Global Forum for Peace, which high-profile officials attended last week

Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information
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Ethan Jewell September 5, 2022
North Korea opens floodgates near border as typhoon barrels toward peninsula

North Korea opens floodgates near border as typhoon barrels toward peninsula

Seoul says Pyongyang did not provide advance notice despite risk of flooding to residents in inter-Korean border area

North Korea opens floodgates near border as typhoon barrels toward peninsula
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Ethan Jewell September 5, 2022
Lightning strikes twice as Pyongyang acquires 2nd ship via Busan: Investigation
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Lightning strikes twice as Pyongyang acquires 2nd ship via Busan: Investigation

North Korea likely pulled same strings to purchase both ships, one of which appears to have delivered sanctioned cargo

Lightning strikes twice as Pyongyang acquires 2nd ship via Busan: Investigation
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Ethan Jewell | James Byrne | Joseph Byrne September 2, 2022
Lost but not forgotten: Inside the harrowing search for a Korean War pilot

Lost but not forgotten: Inside the harrowing search for a Korean War pilot

The US thrice declared Harry Moore dead. 50 years later, it said he may have survived a crash in North Korea after all.

Lost but not forgotten: Inside the harrowing search for a Korean War pilot
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 1, 2022
North Korea has up to 5K tons of cyanide and other chemical weapons: Report

North Korea has up to 5K tons of cyanide and other chemical weapons: Report

US and South Korea must adjust war plans to focus on 'actual' chemical, cyber and nuclear threats, think tanks say

North Korea has up to 5K tons of cyanide and other chemical weapons: Report
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Ethan Jewell August 30, 2022
Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US

Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US

Court previously ruled family should receive seized DPRK assets over son’s death following detention in North Korea

Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 29, 2022
As North Korean cyberattacks wreak havoc, insurers move to safeguard industry
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As North Korean cyberattacks wreak havoc, insurers move to safeguard industry

Proposed exception for state-backed attacks will run into difficulties due to complexity of attribution, experts say

As North Korean cyberattacks wreak havoc, insurers move to safeguard industry
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 26, 2022
North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report
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North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report

Security researchers say DPRK-linked trojan attack first detected Monday, when large-scale military exercises began

North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report
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Ethan Jewell August 26, 2022
US finalizes ban on rare metal from North Korea and China

US finalizes ban on rare metal from North Korea and China

Rule is designed to safeguard US national security, though DPRK likely hasn’t exported tantalum in decades

US finalizes ban on rare metal from North Korea and China
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 25, 2022
North Korean hackers adopt complex methods to hide malware from analysts: Report
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North Korean hackers adopt complex methods to hide malware from analysts: Report

Technique to verify victim identities makes it harder for researchers to access payloads and develop countermeasures

North Korean hackers adopt complex methods to hide malware from analysts: Report
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Ethan Jewell August 25, 2022
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