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Major outage disrupts North Korean websites and email delivery
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Major outage disrupts North Korean websites and email delivery

Several DPRK domains mostly unresponsive in first prolonged disruption to North Korean web services since February

Major outage disrupts North Korean websites and email delivery
Nils WeisenseeNils Weisensee May 20, 2022
North Korean hackers weaponize COVID outbreak in latest cyber attack
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North Korean hackers weaponize COVID outbreak in latest cyber attack

DPRK-linked Kimsuky group spreads fake press releases containing malicious code, cybersecurity firm says

North Korean hackers weaponize COVID outbreak in latest cyber attack
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell May 19, 2022
Five people indicted after 10-year investigation into North Korean bank hack
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Five people indicted after 10-year investigation into North Korean bank hack

Defendants met DPRK agent in 2011 and received instructions to collect secret information, South Korean prosecutors say

Five people indicted after 10-year investigation into North Korean bank hack
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Jeongmin Kim May 18, 2022
North Korean tech workers raising funds for weapons programs, US says
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North Korean tech workers raising funds for weapons programs, US says

DPRK citizens continue to work abroad years after UN sanctions banned their employment

North Korean tech workers raising funds for weapons programs, US says
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell May 18, 2022
North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm
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North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm

Hackers concealed malicious script inside a word processing file specifically targeting defectors in South Korea

North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 11, 2022
North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions
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North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions

Pyongyang says Washington ginning up an ‘anti-DPRK racket’ after Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency mixer Blender

North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung May 9, 2022
US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
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US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion

Blender.io used to launder $20 million from March 2021 Axle Infinity heist, State Department says

US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll May 7, 2022
Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats
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Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats

President-elect’s transition committee releases 110 national tasks including inter-Korean, foreign and defense policies

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 4, 2022
Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’
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Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’

North Korean spy paid the two over $600,000 in bitcoin to hack military command and control systems, police say

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Jeongmin Kim May 2, 2022
What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?
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What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?

China’s data privacy laws and friction with the West may soon make ship tracking information hard to come by in Asia

What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell April 29, 2022
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