Ethan Jewell | NK News
June 21, 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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North Korean phishing attack targets hundreds of ROK experts: Seoul police
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North Korean phishing attack targets hundreds of ROK experts: Seoul police

Authorities say monthslong campaign stole some 50 email logins and impersonated secretary of high-level defector

North Korean phishing attack targets hundreds of ROK experts: Seoul police
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Ethan Jewell December 26, 2022
US earmarks $40M for radio broadcasts into North Korea in honor of Otto Warmbier

US earmarks $40M for radio broadcasts into North Korea in honor of Otto Warmbier

New law authorizes funding through 2027 and requires Biden to submit strategy for combating DPRK censorship next year

US earmarks $40M for radio broadcasts into North Korea in honor of Otto Warmbier
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 26, 2022
Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme
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Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme

Fake identifiers link vessel to Thae Song 8, a cargo ship tied to coal smuggling that may be seeking to evade sanctions

Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 16, 2022
Drop in North Korean crop output aggravates domestic food shortages: Report

Drop in North Korean crop output aggravates domestic food shortages: Report

ROK researchers blame floods and drought for shortfall, while expert says estimate doesn’t provide full picture

Drop in North Korean crop output aggravates domestic food shortages: Report
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Ethan Jewell | Ifang Bremer December 15, 2022
What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?

What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?

AI could analyze exabytes of data to provide God-like intel on DPRK nuclear facilities, clandestine activities and more

What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 14, 2022
US allots $1.5 million for projects to send outside information into North Korea

US allots $1.5 million for projects to send outside information into North Korea

State Department also seeks ‘new generation of content creators’ in defector community to help scale up outreach efforts

US allots $1.5 million for projects to send outside information into North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 14, 2022
EU targets North Korea nuclear program with new sanctions after missile tests

EU targets North Korea nuclear program with new sanctions after missile tests

Europe playing ‘catch-up’ as US and allies have sanctioned DPRK in response to UN gridlock, expert says

EU targets North Korea nuclear program with new sanctions after missile tests
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 13, 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
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
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
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Ethan Jewell December 7, 2022
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