north-korea

www.theguardian.com
6 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

What is behind North Korea's rise as a women's football power?

North Korea's women's football team is ranked in the top 10 globally, aiming to qualify for the 2024 Olympics.
The DPRK has focused on developing its women's football team with significant resources to become a regional powerhouse.
time.com
6 days ago
Europe news

Putin Gave Kim Jong Un a Russian-Made Car in a Show of Their Special Ties, North Korea Says

Putin gifted Kim Jong Un a Russian-made car, showcasing their special relationship.
The gift could potentially violate a U.N. resolution banning luxury items to North Korea.
Hot for Security
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

North Korea successfully hacks email of South Korean President's aide, gains access to sensitive information

The office of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol believes North Korea hacked into the emails of one of its staff members.
The staff member violated security protocols by using a personal email account for official duties.
time.com
1 week ago
World news

North Korea Is Sending Workers Abroad Again Amid Fresh Crackdown on Human Rights

North Korea has sent new batches of workers overseas
The human rights situation in North Korea has worsened
www.france24.com
1 week ago
World news

North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'supervises test of surface-to-sea missile'

North Korea tests new surface-to-sea missiles
Kim Jong Un warns of aggressive military posture in disputed sea boundaries
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

South Korea says presumed North Korean hackers breached personal emails of presidential staffer

North Korean hackers breached the personal emails of a South Korean President's staff member.
The cyberattack only affected the personal account of the employee and did not compromise the overall security system.
english.elpais.com
1 week ago
World news

The world is facing the worst war scenario in half a century

Growing concern about North Korea's rhetoric
Europe witnessing a major war for the first time since 1945
china
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
World news

As Fears Rise, Some Australians Seek U.S.-China Detente

The risk of a nuclear weapon being used has increased to a level not seen in decades.
China is expanding its nuclear arsenal and is looking at nuclear weapons as a potential sword to intimidate and subjugate adversaries.
New York Post
3 weeks ago
World news

$167M of North Korean false eyelashes, wigs exported to West via China

False eyelashes and wigs valued at over $165 million were exported from North Korea and sold as 'made in China' in the West.
The eyelash and hair trade is assumed to generate millions each month for Kim Jong Un's regime.
China imports semi-finished North Korean eyelashes and then labels them as 'made in China' before shipping them to the West.
East Asia Forum
1 month ago
World news

Diplomatic shifts belie continuity in North Korea | East Asia Forum

North Korea's domestic policy is shaped by the rivalry between the United States and China.
The UN-imposed sanctions regime makes economic interactions with other countries highly difficult for North Korea.
Axios
1 month ago
World news

War warnings everywhere: Global risks are heating up

Global threats are escalating, including Chinese patrols near Taiwan, Iran-Pakistan clashes, and U.S.-Houthi rebels tensions.
North Korea's recent actions, such as abandoning the goal of peaceful reunification and increasing missile testing, are raising concerns about a potential military option.
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea fires 200 artillery shells near maritime border DW 01/05/2024

North Korea fired over 200 artillery shells into the sea near two South Korean islands
Residents of the islands were ordered to evacuate and seek shelter
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

Calls in US for NATO-like alliance in Indo-Pacific DW 12/18/2023

A group of conservative US politicians has proposed a bill to Congress to establish an Indo-Pacific version of NATO.
The proposal aims to create a collective security agreement to deter aggression from China and North Korea.
morechina
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
World news

Russia arms deal revives North Korea's struggling economy DW 02/01/2024

North Korea is expected to return to economic growth for the first time since before the pandemic due to weapons transfers to Russia boosting state coffers.
The secret deal between Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin is likely to further boost North Korea's tiny, centrally planned economy.
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Europe politics

EU's 50bn package for Ukraine shows 'we will withstand', says Zelenskiy video

Ukraine welcomed a 50bn EU support package after objections from Hungary.
President Zelenskiy warns of Russia being supplied with artillery shells by North Korea.
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
World news

North Korea's economy gets shot in arm from Russia arms deal DW 02/01/2024

North Korea is expected to return to economic growth due to weapons deliveries from Russia.
The secret weapons deal between North Korea and Russia could help boost North Korea's tiny economy.
eastasiaforum.org
3 weeks ago
World news

Satellites, summits and succession in North Korea

North Korea celebrated major successes in safeguarding and strengthening its regime under Kim Jong-un in 2023.
North Korea successfully launched a satellite into orbit, claiming reconnaissance images of US facilities, fueling tensions.
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
World news

Kim Jong-un's bellicose stance could signal conflict, or his preference for a President Trump

North Korea's recent actions display a heightened level of belligerence towards its adversaries.
Kim Jong-un's regime has conducted tests of underwater nuclear weapons, cruise missiles, and a solid-fueled ballistic missile with a hypersonic warhead.
www.theguardian.com
4 weeks ago
World news

North Korea fires cruise missiles off east coast, says South Korea

North Korea has fired multiple cruise missiles off an eastern military port
US, South Korea, and Japan have been expanding their military exercises in response
Futurism
4 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

Experts Warn North Korea Is Using AI Nefarious Purposes

North Korea is using AI for surveillance and wargaming purposes.
Sanctions have hindered their ability to secure hardware for running AI systems, but they are still pursuing the technology.
Reuters
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

North Korea's AI development raises concerns, report says

North Korea is developing artificial intelligence and machine learning for various purposes, including responding to COVID-19, safeguarding nuclear reactors, and government surveillance.
International sanctions may have hindered North Korea's access to AI hardware, but they are still pursuing the latest technology and collaborating with foreign scholars.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea appears to demolish 'reunification arch' as Kim Jong Un dimissed ties with South

North Korea has torn down a monument symbolizing reconciliation with South Korea after Kim Jong Un announced the abandonment of peaceful unification goals.
North Korea also fired several cruise missiles into waters off its western coast.
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

Is North Korea's Kim planning war? Experts have conflicting theories

Kim Jong Un's recent moves and statements have raised speculation about his intentions, with some analysts warning of a possible war.
Longtime observers of North Korea have conflicting and speculative theories about Kim's motives.
Kim's announcement that peaceful reunification with South Korea was no longer possible is seen as a significant break with decades of policy advocating reunion.
tensions
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea fires several' cruise missiles from west coast

North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles into the sea.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have increased as Kim Jong Un accelerates weapon development.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea says it tested underwater nuclear attack drone in response to rivals' naval drills

North Korea tests underwater nuclear attack drone in response to naval exercise by South Korea, US, and Japan
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are rising as North Korea continues to escalate its weapons testing and threaten nuclear conflict
Washington Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea says it has tested another underwater nuclear drone

North Korea claims to have conducted a test of an underwater nuclear weapons system.
The test is in response to joint military drills between the US, South Korea, and Japan, which North Korea sees as threatening.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

US, South Korea and Japan conduct naval drills as tensions deepen with North Korea

The US, South Korea, and Japan held naval exercises in a show of strength against North Korea amid escalating tensions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared that the country would abandon its commitment to a peaceful unification with South Korea.
WSJ
1 month ago
World news

Kim Jong Un Has a New Enemy No. 1-and It Isn't the U.S.

North Korea will rewrite its constitution to label South Korea as its principal enemy.
This move breaks with decades of North Korean doctrine of seeking peaceful reunification with the South.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
World news

Unification with South Korea no longer possible, says Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un calls for South Korea to be identified as the number one hostile state, ending North Korea's commitment to unifying the Korean peninsula.
North Korea closes agencies overseeing unification and inter-Korean tourism, further deteriorating ties between the two Koreas.
moretensions
Theregister
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Think tank warns North Korea uses clouds for battle AI

North Korea is investing in AI and has developed expertise in areas such as nuclear energy safety and wargaming.
A think tank has called on cloud computing providers to prevent North Korea from renting the infrastructure it needs for AI advancements.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russian assaults intensify on the front and are hit with more 'losses'

Russia has suffered heavy losses as their troops intensify assaults on the frontline in Ukraine.
Frozen ground conditions have allowed for the movement of armored vehicles, resulting in increased losses for Russia.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

UK sends UN experts photographs of North Korean shipments to Russia

The UK has provided satellite photographs of North Korean cargo shipments to Russia to trigger an official investigation into arms deals in violation of international sanctions.
North Korea has been accused of supplying ballistic missiles and artillery shells to Russia for its war in Ukraine since the meeting between Putin and Kim Jong-un in September.
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US politics

Is Kim Jong-un Really Planning an Attack This Time?

North Korea has fired artillery shells near the South Korean border, sparking concerns about increased military aggression.
Some experts believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may be planning a sudden assault on South Korea.
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Europe news

North Korea stresses alignment with Russia against US and says Putin could visit at an early date

Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses willingness to visit North Korea as the two countries align in the face of their confrontations with the United States.
North Korea and Russia agree to further strategic and tactical cooperation to establish a new multi-polarized international order.
New York Post
1 month ago
Europe news

North Korea stresses alignment with Russia against US and says Putin could visit at an 'early date'

North Korea and Russia are working together to establish a new international order
Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed his willingness to visit Pyongyang
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 697

Vladimir Putin plans to visit Pyongyang soon in response to an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy expresses concerns about potential unilateral concessions to Russia if Donald Trump returns to the White House.
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

North Korea says Putin planning Pyongyang visit DW 01/21/2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin may be visiting North Korea in the near future
Russia and North Korea have agreed to further strategic and tactical cooperation
Washington Post
1 month ago
World news

Analysis | Does North Korea want to start a war? Maybe, some experts say.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declares South Korea an enemy state and abandons the idea of peaceful reunification.
Kim's recent aggressive rhetoric and military actions have raised concerns about the possibility of war.
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea Says It Is No Longer Interested in Reunifying With the South

North Korea has formally abandoned peaceful reunification with South Korea as a key policy goal.
Kim Jong-un sees the South as an enemy that must be subjugated, if necessary, through a nuclear war.
www.france24.com
1 month ago
World news

N. Korea abolishes agencies working for reunification with South Korea

North Korea has abolished government agencies charged with promoting cooperation and reunification with South Korea.
This decision comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stated that seeking reconciliation with South Korea was a mistake.
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

Is North Korea preparing for war in 2024? DW 01/15/2024

Kim Jong Un delivered a policy speech characterizing North Korea's relationship with South Korea as hostile and at war.
Kim called for the expansion of North Korea's nuclear arsenal and a ramp-up of ballistic missile testing.
time.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea Claims to Have Tested a Solid-Fuel Missile With a Hypersonic Warhead

North Korea flight-tested a new solid-fuel intermediate-range missile with a hypersonic warhead.
The missile test is part of North Korea's effort to develop more powerful and harder-to-detect weapons.
www.france24.com
1 month ago
France news

N.Korea confirms test-firing solid-fuel mid-range ballistic missile

North Korea test-fired an intermediate-range solid-fuel ballistic missile.
The missile was loaded with a hypersonic maneuverable controlled warhead.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea launches suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile that can reach distant US bases

North Korea fired a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile into the sea on Sunday.
Experts say North Korea could ramp up its missile tests to influence elections in South Korea and the US.
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea launches suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile that can reach distant US bases

North Korea fired a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile into the sea on Sunday, two months after claiming to have tested engines for a new missile capable of striking distant U.S. targets.
Experts believe that North Korea may increase its missile tests to influence upcoming elections in South Korea and the U.S.
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

US imposes sanctions over transfer of North Korean missiles to Russia

The US has imposed sanctions on three Russian entities and one individual allegedly involved in the transfer of North Korea's ballistic missiles for use in Ukraine.
The US government denounced Russia's acquisition of North Korean ballistic missiles and specified they were deployed against Ukraine on multiple occasions.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 688

US imposes sanctions on Russian entities involved in North Korea missile transfer to Ukraine.
Russian presidential hopeful meets soldiers' wives protesting the war in Ukraine.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 687

Two missiles hit a hotel in Kharkiv, Ukraine, injuring 11 people.
Ukraine is being used as a test site for North Korean nuclear missiles by supplying rockets to Russia.
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

US, Ukraine, dozens more condemn alleged Russia-North Korea arms transfers

Dozens of countries have condemned alleged ballistic missile transfers between North Korea and Russia.
The transfer of weapons from Russia to North Korea supports Russia's war of aggression and undermines the global non-proliferation regime.
Axios
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Top risks in 2024: U.S. turmoil, ungoverned AI, Middle East conflict

The United States vs. itself is the top risk in 2024
Other threats include conflict in the Middle East, ungoverned AI, and the axis of rogues
ukrain
New York Post
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine strikes annexed Crimea, destroys Russian command center

Ukrainian forces targeted a Russian command center in Crimea.
The Ukrainian Air Force destroyed the Saki air field, which houses the 43rd Fighter Aviation Regiment of the Russian Aerospace Forces.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 682

Russia used missiles supplied by North Korea in its invasion of Ukraine.
Lawmakers have limited time to replenish US aid for Ukraine.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Putin 'humiliated' as 'the world has turned its back' on him as there is no place in it for Russia

Vladimir Putin is humiliated as the world has turned its back on Russia.
British Defense Secretary warns Moscow for breaking multiple UNSCRs and turning to North Korea for ballistic missiles and weaponry for the war in Ukraine.
www.france24.com
1 month ago
Europe news

US accuses Russia of using North Korean missiles against Ukraine

Ukraine says it has no evidence to support the claim that Russia used North Korean missiles to attack them.
The White House accuses Russia of seeking missiles from Iran as it runs out of munitions in its invasion of Ukraine.
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Russia making gradual gains on frontline, UK believes; Moscow using North Korean missiles, US says

Russia is using North Korean ballistic missiles and missile launchers to attack Ukraine
Calls for Ukraine's allies to supply it with comparable long-range missiles
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

White House Says North Korea Providing Russia With Ballistic Missiles

The White House accuses North Korea of providing Russia with ballistic missiles to be used in attacks on Ukraine.
This poses challenges for the United States as it suggests Russia is bolstering its missile production and considering helping North Korea with delivery systems.
moreukrain
www.france24.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea fires dozens of artillery rounds near South Korean border island

North Korea fired over 60 artillery rounds near Yeonpyeong Island, escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
The artillery fire by North Korea violates a 2018 tension-reducing deal and poses a threat to peace in the region.
www.npr.org
1 month ago
World news

South Korea says the North has again fired artillery shells near their sea border

North Korea conducted artillery drills near the disputed sea boundary with South Korea, prompting a response from South Korea.
North Korea is likely conducting these exercises to boost its leverage in future negotiations with the US.
The firing exercises are a violation of a 2018 inter-Korean agreement that called for a halt in live-fire exercises in front-line buffer zones.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

South Korea evacuates islands after North Korea fires more than 200 artillery rounds nearby

North Korea fired over 200 artillery rounds near the maritime border with South Korea, escalating tension and threatening peace on the Korean peninsula.
Residents of two South Korean islands were ordered to evacuate due to an unknown 'situation.' The evacuation may have been prompted by the North's artillery firing or South Korean drills in response.
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea Fires Artillery Near Border With South Korea

North Korea fired 200 rounds of artillery into waters near its disputed western sea border with South Korea.
South Korean military asked residents on a nearby island to take shelter as a precaution.
www.france24.com
1 month ago
World news

Order for S. Korean island to evacuate as N. Korea fires over 200 artillery shells

North Korea fired more than 200 artillery shells near two South Korean islands, prompting evacuation orders.
Relations between North Korea and South Korea are at one of their lowest points in decades.
euronews
1 month ago
World news

North Korea's Kim orders military to 'thoroughly annihilate' US, South Korea if provoked

Kim Jong Un threatens to use nuclear weapons to 'suppress the whole territory of South Korea' in the event of conflict.
Kim Jong Un vows to 'thoroughly annihilate' the United States and South Korea if provoked.
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

Kim Jong Un tells army to annihilate' South Korea, US if provoked

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered his military to thoroughly annihilate South Korea and the United States if they initiate a military confrontation.
Kim plans to put three more satellites into space and further develop North Korea's weapons arsenal this year.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea will 'thoroughly annihilate' South Korea, US if provoked: Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to 'thoroughly annihilate' the United States and South Korea if provoked
Kim's increased rhetoric and weapons tests may be an attempt to gain leverage in future diplomacy with the US
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea's Kim says military should thoroughly annihilate' US, South Korea if provoked

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as the civil defense military parade commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is held in Pyongyang, September 8, 2023.
www.france24.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea's Kim Jong Un orders military to prepare for possible 'war'

Kim Jong Un threatens nuclear attack on Seoul and orders military arsenal build-up.
Plans for further military development in 2024 include spy satellites, drones, electronic warfare capabilities, and strengthening nuclear and missile forces.
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

North Korea to launch 3 new satellites in 2024, as Kim warns war inevitable

North Korea plans to launch three more military spy satellites and boost its nuclear arsenal in 2024 as part of its ongoing military modernization program.
Kim Jong Un warned that a war can break out at any time on the Korean Peninsula and ordered the military to prepare for any attack, including with nuclear bombs if necessary.
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

North Korea to launch new satellites, build drones as it warns war inevitable

North Korea vowed to launch three new spy satellites, build military drones, and boost its nuclear arsenal in 2024 as leader Kim Jong Un said US policy is making war inevitable, state media reported on Sunday.
New York Post
2 months ago
World news

North Korea fires ICBM after condemning US 'war' moves

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching anywhere in the United States.
The missile flew about 1,000 km and reached a maximum altitude of more than 3,730 miles.
time.com
2 months ago
World news

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into the Sea as South Korea, U.S. Step Up Deterrence Plans

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea, possibly in defiance of recent nuclear deterrence plans by the US and South Korea.
The missile was launched from Pyongyang and traveled 570 kilometers (354 miles) before landing in the sea.
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
World news

North Korea Tests Long-Range Missile for First Time in Months

North Korea launched its first long-range missile test since July, firing an intercontinental ballistic missile off its east coast.
The missile was fired from near Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, and South Korean military officials are analyzing data to determine its type.
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

North Korea launches ballistic missiles after US and South Korea bolster nuclear deterrence plans

North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast.
The launches were likely a protest against South Korea and the United States' nuclear deterrence plans.
www.france24.com
2 months ago
World news

N. Korea test-fires ballistic missile, blasts US for provoking 'preview of nuclear war'

North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile towards the sea off its east coast.
The launch came after warnings that North Korea was preparing to test-fire a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
the Guardian
2 months ago
Books

'I repeatedly failed to win any awards': my doomed career as a North Korean novelist

North Korea has an elaborate bureaucracy for artistic production, with literature being one of the most important cultural products
Aspiring writers in North Korea must register with the Korean Writers' Union and follow strict rules regarding the depiction of leaders and the party in their works
Returning zainichi Koreans were a propaganda tool for the North Korean regime, but faced suspicion and prejudice
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

I repeatedly failed to win any awards': my doomed career as a North Korean novelist

North Korea has an elaborate bureaucracy for artistic production, influenced by the Soviet system under Stalin.
Literature is an important tool for promoting the cult of personality surrounding the North Korean leaders.
Writers in North Korea face strict rules and competition for success, but also enjoy perks such as creativity leave and special housing privileges.
www.npr.org
2 months ago
World news

What North Korea's shift toward Russia means for its global strategy

North Korea received technical help from Russia to launch its first military reconnaissance satellite into orbit.
There is a potential strategic shift in North Korea's foreign relations with Russia as they exchange munitions for technical assistance.
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

North Korean Hackers Lazarus Group Stolen $3B in Cryptocurrency

North Korea-linked hacker organization Lazarus Group has stolen $3 billion in cryptocurrency over the past six years.
In 2022 alone, the group stole $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency, likely to fund North Korean projects.
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

North Korea-backed hackers target CyberLink users in supply-chain attack | TechCrunch

North Korean state-backed hackers are distributing a malicious version of a legitimate application developed by CyberLink.
Microsoft's Threat Intelligence team has identified the compromise and has taken measures to protect customers.
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

North Korea-backed hackers target CyberLink users in supply-chain attack | TechCrunch

North Korean state-backed hackers are distributing a malicious version of a legitimate application developed by CyberLink.
Microsoft's Threat Intelligence team has identified the compromise and has taken measures to protect customers.
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Information security

North Korea-backed hackers target CyberLink users in supply-chain attack | TechCrunch

North Korean state-backed hackers are distributing a malicious version of a legitimate application developed by CyberLink.
Microsoft's Threat Intelligence team has identified the compromise and has taken measures to protect customers.
www.france24.com
2 months ago
World news

North Korea defends satellite launch at UN as Kim studies images of White House

North Korea's ambassador defended the country's launch of a spy satellite at the UN Security Council.
The spy satellite has provided images of major US and South Korea military sites, as well as the White House and Pentagon.
North Korea complained that other countries face no restrictions on satellites and justified their own development of weapons systems.
New York Post
3 months ago
World news

North Korea scraps military deal with South, vows to deploy new weapons at border

North Korea announces plans to deploy stronger armed forces and new weapons on its border with South Korea in response to Seoul suspending part of a 2018 military accord.
The move comes after North Korea's launch of a spy satellite and South Korea's decision to increase surveillance along the border.
Russia may have provided technical assistance for the satellite launch, deepening the cooperation between Russia and North Korea.
time.com
3 months ago
World news

North Korea Ends Military Deal With South, Vows to Deploy Powerful' Forces Near Border

North Korea is ending an agreement aimed at reducing military tensions with South Korea.
North Korea launched its first spy satellite, raising tensions in the region.
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
World news

North Korea suspends Seoul military agreement, restores troops at border

North Korea will no longer be bound by the 2018 joint military accord with South Korea after Seoul suspended parts of the agreement in response to Pyongyang's launch of a military spy satellite.
South Korea has withdrawn from parts of the Comprehensive Military Agreement with North Korea after the satellite launch.
North Korea will deploy more troops and military equipment to the border with South Korea.
Kim Jong Un has prioritized the development of reconnaissance satellites to improve North Korea's military capabilities.
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
World news

South Korea Scraps No-Fly Zone Near Border With North Korea

South Korea has suspended a no-fly zone on the border with North Korea, allowing it to resume surveillance flights after North Korea successfully placed its first military spy satellite into orbit.
North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, visited the National Aerospace Technology Administration and saw aerial photos taken by the satellite of American military facilities on Guam.
The Malligyong-1, North Korea's first homemade military spy satellite, will officially start its reconnaissance mission on December 1st.
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
World news

South Korea to partially suspend inter-Korea deal over spy satellite claims

Seoul plans to restart aerial surveillance of North Korea after Pyongyang claimed launching a spy satellite into orbit.
South Korea intends to partially suspend an inter-Korean agreement in response to the satellite launch.
The North's satellite launch is seen as a violation of UN resolutions and a threat to South Korea's national security.
www.npr.org
3 months ago
World news

South Korea says it boosts surveillance after North claims spy satellite launch

South Korea will suspend an inter-Korean agreement to restart aerial surveillance of North Korea following North Korea's launch of a military spy satellite.
The United States and its allies condemned the satellite launch, believing it was intended to improve North Korea's missile technology.
North Korea claims the right to launch spy satellites in response to perceived threats, but the UN prohibits such launches.
Hot for Security
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

Hackers pose as officials to steal secrets and cryptocurrency for North Korea

A hacking group known as Kimsuky has been accused of impersonating South Korean officials and journalists to steal cryptocurrency for the North Korean regime.
Between March and October 2023, 1,468 people fell victim to Kimsuky's campaign, which attempted to install malware onto their computers.
The attacks targeted government officials, including those in diplomacy, military, and national security, as well as the broader general public.
SecurityWeek
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

In Other News: National Laboratory Breach, Airplane GPS Attacks, Russia Accuses Allies of Hacking

State-sponsored hackers from China and North Korea are responsible for a surge in cyberattacks targeting Russia.
The COO of a cybersecurity firm admitted to hacking hospitals in order to boost his company's business.
A hacker breached hotel networks and attempted to sell stolen credentials while also faking his own death.
SecurityWeek
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

In Other News: National Laboratory Breach, Airplane GPS Attacks, Russia Accuses Allies of Hacking

State-sponsored hackers from China and North Korea are responsible for a surge in cyberattacks targeting Russia.
The COO of a cybersecurity firm admitted to hacking hospitals in order to boost his company's business.
A hacker breached hotel networks and attempted to sell stolen credentials while also faking his own death.
Theregister
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

UK, ROK sound alarm over North Korean supply chain attacks

The UK and South Korea have issued a joint advisory warning about increased software supply chain attacks from North Korea.
The attacks are becoming more sophisticated and target government, financial, and defense industry organizations globally.
The advisory calls on organizations to follow mitigative actions to improve resilience to supply chain attacks.
Theregister
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

UK, ROK sound alarm over North Korean supply chain attacks

The UK and South Korea have issued a joint advisory warning about increased software supply chain attacks from North Korea.
The attacks are becoming more sophisticated and target government, financial, and defense industry organizations globally.
The advisory calls on organizations to follow mitigative actions to improve resilience to supply chain attacks.
ComputerWeekly.com
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

North Korean APTs go all in on supply chain attacks, warns NCSC | Computer Weekly

North Korea-backed threat actors are targeting software supply chains to attack organizations globally.
The NCSC and NIS warn that these threat actors are becoming more adept at leveraging zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits.
The attacks align with North Korea's priorities of revenue generation and theft of intellectual property.
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
World news

North Korea to restore all military measures' on South Korea border

North Korea threatens to deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces along the border with South Korea.
South Korea will suspend some of the measures to reduce the possibility of an accidental conflict along the demilitarized zone (DMZ).
North Korea claims to have successfully launched a satellite and alleges Russian help in achieving this.
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