February 23, 2020

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Nils Weisensee

Nils Weisensee is Director of News Operations at the Korea Risk Group and covers cyber security for NK News. Prior to that he worked as head of operations at the Choson Exchange NGO and as a reporter for DAPD and the Associated Press.

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Files stolen from South Korean diplomatic, defense officials, researchers say

Hackers target victims with malicious social networking app pretending to serve North Korean defectors

Nils Weisensee | Seon-wook Kim February 14, 2020

DPRK-attributed malware attack uses ROK government certificate to trick victims

Code reportedly designed by North Korean “Kimsuky” group installs trojan to steal information from infected computers

Nils Weisensee February 9, 2020

Malware campaign targeting U.S. government likely linked to North Korea: report

Malicious code reportedly distributed by "Konni" group of DPRK-linked hackers

Nils Weisensee February 3, 2020

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Measures appear similar to extensive restrictions imposed during 2014 Ebola outbreak

Chad O'Carroll | Nils Weisensee January 21, 2020

Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat

A former resident of the DPRK capital discusses what they personally observed during their four-year stay

Nils Weisensee November 15, 2019

What life is really like as a foreigner living in Pyongyang

A former diplomat in the DPRK discusses the realities and common misconceptions through their own personal experiences

Nils Weisensee November 13, 2019

Why "climate smart" agricultural methods are needed in the DPRK more than ever

Food security expert John O'Dea discusses how such approaches can help North Korea cope with global warming

Nils Weisensee October 18, 2019