February 29, 2024

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Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. He previously worked as a researcher at BBC Monitoring, where his work focused on news and key people and organizations from the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Follow him on Twitter.

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North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report
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North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report

Campaign compromising government software shows DPRK not above ‘red on red’ attacks on close partner, researchers say

North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 22, 2024
ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack

ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack

Authorities say they are investigating Lazarus Group malware to determine extent of breach and leaks of personal data

ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 22, 2024
South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry

South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry

Joint advisory asserts DPRK cybercriminals are stealing military tech to develop weapons like satellites and submarines

South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 20, 2024
North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

China-based company allegedly raised billions of dollars for DPRK regime’s slush fund despite sanctions restrictions

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge

North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge

Removal of phrase about undivided Korean Peninsula follows Kim Jong Un’s call for ‘decisive’ inter-Korean policy change

North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
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State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of events for Kim Jong Il’s birth anniversary, regional development and an official visit to Russia

State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
North Korean hackers take phishing efforts to next level with AI tools: Report

North Korean hackers take phishing efforts to next level with AI tools: Report

Microsoft and OpenAI reports of DPRK AI use confirm growing concerns, with one expert calling development ‘frightening’

North Korean hackers take phishing efforts to next level with AI tools: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un

North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un

Leader praises innovation and productivity during recent armament tour, calls for even greater output as tensions rise

North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’

Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’

Fifth missile test in just 3 weeks may presage the sort of assets DPRK forces soon deploy near inter-Korean border

Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
North Korea shows off Russian robot designed to help educators

North Korea shows off Russian robot designed to help educators

Company behind device told NK News DPRK may have acquired it via secondary market as expert voices sanctions concerns

North Korea shows off Russian robot designed to help educators
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Shreyas Reddy February 14, 2024
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