May 26, 2024

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Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park is an Editorial Intern at NK News and has previously written on issues related to the two Koreas at The Peninsula Report.

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How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses
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How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses

Experts say there’s no foolproof solution to evolving threats but underscore dangers of a complacent South Korean public

How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses
Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir
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Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir

NK Pro translates key parts of former president’s book, from Kim Jong Un’s wish to visit border island to anger at US

Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 22, 2024
Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes

Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes

In memoir, Moon Jae-in claims North Korean leader said nukes were only for self-defense despite change of heart since

Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 20, 2024
North Korea accuses Seoul of attempting to conspire with China against it

North Korea accuses Seoul of attempting to conspire with China against it

Pyongyang slams South Korea over foreign ministers’ meeting, while referring to ‘DPRK-ROK relationship’ for first time

North Korea accuses Seoul of attempting to conspire with China against it
Alannah Hill
Alannah Hill | Joon Ha Park May 16, 2024
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
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
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
China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

Case is latest in series of alleged force repatriations that have raised concerns about abuses those sent back face

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say
South Korea to double military drone fleet to counter North Korean UAV threats

South Korea to double military drone fleet to counter North Korean UAV threats

Seoul announces plans to acquire UAVs by 2026, with expert emphasizing need to address lack of surveillance drones

South Korea to double military drone fleet to counter North Korean UAV threats
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 3, 2024
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