April 13, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ethan Jewell

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.

News

Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information

Unclear who is behind data breach from Korea Global Forum for Peace, which high-profile officials attended last week

Ethan JewellEthan JewellSeptember 5, 2022
News

North Korea opens floodgates near border as typhoon barrels toward peninsula

Seoul says Pyongyang did not provide advance notice despite risk of flooding to residents in inter-Korean border area

Ethan JewellEthan JewellSeptember 5, 2022
Analysis

Lightning strikes twice as Pyongyang acquires 2nd ship via Busan: Investigation

North Korea likely pulled same strings to purchase both ships, one of which appears to have delivered sanctioned cargo

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | James Byrne | Joseph ByrneSeptember 2, 2022
Features

Lost but not forgotten: Inside the harrowing search for a Korean War pilot

The US thrice declared Harry Moore dead. 50 years later, it said he may have survived a crash in North Korea after all.

Ethan JewellEthan JewellSeptember 1, 2022
News

North Korea has up to 5K tons of cyanide and other chemical weapons: Report

US and South Korea must adjust war plans to focus on 'actual' chemical, cyber and nuclear threats, think tanks say

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 30, 2022
News

Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US

Court previously ruled family should receive seized DPRK assets over son’s death following detention in North Korea

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 29, 2022
Analysis

As North Korean cyberattacks wreak havoc, insurers move to safeguard industry

Proposed exception for state-backed attacks will run into difficulties due to complexity of attribution, experts say

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 26, 2022
News

North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report

Security researchers say DPRK-linked trojan attack first detected Monday, when large-scale military exercises began

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 26, 2022
News

US finalizes ban on rare metal from North Korea and China

Rule is designed to safeguard US national security, though DPRK likely hasn’t exported tantalum in decades

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 25, 2022
News

North Korean hackers adopt complex methods to hide malware from analysts: Report

Technique to verify victim identities makes it harder for researchers to access payloads and develop countermeasures

Ethan JewellEthan JewellAugust 25, 2022
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