February 22, 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

New-and-improved North Korean malware targets cryptocurrency traders

Researchers identify spread of new AppleJeus variant alongside fake cryptocurrency website run by Pyongyang

Ethan JewellEthan JewellDecember 6, 2022
News

North Korean spyware campaign more potent than previously thought: Researchers

Bluelight backdoor paved the way for Dolphin malware to exfiltrate victims’ information through Google cloud services

Ethan JewellEthan JewellDecember 2, 2022
News

US and allies slap new sanctions on North Koreans linked to weapons programs

Allies embrace ‘coordinated approach’ to DPRK sanctions after chronic Security Council inaction, expert says

Ethan JewellEthan JewellDecember 2, 2022
News

US to unveil new North Korea sanctions amid continued deadlock at the UN

More sanctions unlikely to deter Pyongyang from testing nuclear-capable weapons, expert says

Ethan JewellEthan JewellDecember 1, 2022
News

Chinese fishing boats avoid North Korean waters after Beijing order, data shows

Boats stay west of the 124th meridian in Yellow Sea after government warns against fights with DPRK counterparts

Ethan JewellEthan JewellNovember 30, 2022
News

Japan drills missile defense on west coast after DPRK ramps up testing

Country’s defense capabilities still ‘insufficient’ against North Korea’s massive missile arsenal, expert says

Ethan JewellEthan JewellNovember 28, 2022
Analysis

Scorched Earth: How climate change could send North Korea up in flames

Decades of satellite data reveal devastating impact of wildfires on country ill-equipped to handle rising temperatures

Ethan JewellEthan JewellNovember 21, 2022
News

North Korea’s food and medicine imports jump as country preps for harsh winter

Influx comes as state media calls for farmers to boost rice production and warns citizens of flu and COVID-19 risks

Ethan JewellEthan JewellNovember 21, 2022
News

North Korea lost internet shortly before short-range missile test, logs show

Cause of outage unclear, though key network indicators suggest the DPRK couldn’t access external websites either

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Nils WeisenseeNovember 18, 2022
News

North Korea to UN: Politicizing climate action like ‘gambling’ with world’s fate

Official takes aim at major polluters at COP27 as DPRK seeks to combat rising temperatures and obtain development help

Ethan JewellEthan JewellNovember 17, 2022
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