December 05, 2020

Tag: Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

Cyberwarfare will reshape Biden’s traditionalist approach to North Korea

A North Korean cybersecurity threat is growing, and President-elect Biden will be forced to confront it in 2021

Jeenho Hahm November 18, 2020

North Korea’s sophisticated cyberattacks signal desperation — not aspiration

Sanctions, natural disasters and COVID-19 are driving North Korea to rely on cyberwarfare for survival in 2020

Jeenho Hahm October 16, 2020

How the US plans to crack down on ransom payments to North Korean hackers

In October, the U.S. issued new guidelines warning tech firms that they can face fines for paying ransoms to the DPRK

Shea Cotton October 7, 2020

Why China censored Kim Jong Un coma rumors and staged a lag on false information

Beijing's censorship might be a good faith effort in stopping rumors — or it might be an attempt to cover something up

John Petrushka September 3, 2020

How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech

An unpublished U.N. report details several key technological developments made by the DPRK in recent years

Ankit Panda August 7, 2020

North Korea’s first suspected COVID-19 case sparks joy and censorship in China

Some Chinese netizens are mocking the DPRK on Weibo, while others are suspiciously contributing pro-North narratives

John Petrushka July 31, 2020

Satellite internet in North Korea: past, present, and future

Despite harsh restrictions, top-down trends will likely spread internet access from the elites to ordinary North Koreans

Min Chao Choy July 9, 2020

North Korea in May 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between May 1 and May 31

NK Pro June 1, 2020

North Korea in February 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between February 1 and February 29

NK Pro March 3, 2020

North Korea in September 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the September 1-30 period

NK Pro October 2, 2019