August 07, 2020

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Min Chao Choy

Min Chao Choy is a data journalist for NK News and NK Pro, currently based in Los Angeles.

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UN: North Korea made 33 illegal coal shipments after lifting COVID-19 measures

The "majority" of coal gets transferred from Chongjin, Nampho and Taean ports to Chinese waters and buyers, report says

Min Chao Choy August 6, 2020

North Korea may have exceeded its yearly fuel cap in just one month: UN report

U.N. Panel of Experts report details a sanctions violation complaint against the DPRK submitted by 43 nations

Min Chao Choy August 5, 2020

North Korea-linked hackers fake prestigious job listings to target victims

Cybersecurity firm McAfee identifies increasingly sophisticated hacking methods and documents linked to Hidden Cobra

Min Chao Choy July 31, 2020

EU rolls out first-ever cyber sanctions against North Korea-linked hacking

Chosun Expo was the only DPRK-linked entity named in the new sanctions, which also targeted Russian and Chinese groups

Min Chao Choy July 30, 2020

North Korean hackers behind custom ransomware attack targeting wealthy groups

A new report by Kaspersky Labs suggests North Korean hackers are following “big game hunting” hacking trends

Min Chao Choy July 29, 2020

US to forfeit $2.37 million in frozen funds from North Korea-linked entities

The unnamed companies helped the DPRK launder money via wire transfers using known North Korean entities

Min Chao Choy July 24, 2020

European Union to impose sanctions on North Korean companies due to cyberattacks

EU to impose first-ever cybersanctions on Chinese, Russian and North Korean entities by end of July, say insiders

Min Chao Choy July 22, 2020

SCN Singapore secretary fined $4,300 for sourcing luxury goods to North Korea

Lam Hon Lan pled guilty to charges under Singapore’s United Nations Act for sourcing nearly $60,000 in luxury items

Min Chao Choy July 21, 2020

UAE tobacco firm admits to violating U.S. sanctions on North Korea

U.S. Treasury accuses Essentra FZE of devising "criminal scheme" to fund cigarette tip exports to DPRK

Min Chao Choy July 16, 2020

North Korea-affiliated hackers linked to credit card skimming sites: report

SanSec says Lazarus group hijacked retail sites with a “higher level of preparation and planning than most”

Min Chao Choy July 7, 2020
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