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North Korea Tries to Make Hacking a Profit Center

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s state-sponsored hackers are increasingly going after money rather than secrets, according to a report published on Thursday by a South Korean government-backed institute. Cybersecurity experts have noticed a shift in the hacking attacks they suspected were mounted by North Korea. Formerly, most such attacks…

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Is North Korea Preparing a Missile Test?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

On January 19, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that North Korea had placed two missiles on mobile launchers in preparation for possible testing in the early days of the Trump administration. Details are still scarce, and it should be …

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Can the US Prevent North Korea from Testing an ICBM?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

According to the New York Times, Kim Jong Un proclaimed to the North Korean people, during his annual New Year’s address, that the military is in the “final stages in preparations to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic rocket.” A North Korean …

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Encouraging Japan to Go Nuclear Won’t Denuclearize North Korea

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

During his Presidential campaign, Donald Trump said that a nuclear-armed Japan might not be a “bad thing” for the United States “because of the threat of North Korea.” In a recent op-ed, Charles Krauthammer seemed to agree, advising the incoming …

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Now Streaming: Intranet Protocol TV Service Arrives in North Korea

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

TV viewers in North Korea are no longer tied to watching shows at the time they air. The country has begun an “Intranet” Protocol Television (IPTV) service providing access to live and catch-up TV, according to a report carried by

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North Korea and Iran unite in major attack on US: White House on red alert

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

North Korea and Iran unite in major attack on US: White House on red alert

The two hostile regimes are said to pose an “increasingly diverse and dangerous” threat to global security. Speaking at a conference on cyber attacks on Tuesday, White House counter-terrorism advisor Lisa Monaco said that North Korea and Iran have shown they can carry out “destructive attacks” on “critical” infrastructure in the US. Read More….

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Propaganda Games: Reviewing Two Documentaries on North Korea

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Propaganda Game. Directed by Alvaro Longoria. Spain: Morena Films, 2015. DVD, 98 min. Under the Sun. Directed by Vitaly Mansky. Russia: Vertov, 2015. DVD, 110 min. What is truth and what is propaganda? How do documentaries fit into those paradigms? Two films that came out in 2015 attempt to answer those questions vis-à-vis North […]

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North Korea Said it is Willing to Talk about Denuclearization…But No One Noticed

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North Korea Said it is Willing to Talk about Denuclearization…But No One Noticed

There was a train wreck last week, but not a lot of people noticed, swooning as they were over the July 6 announcement that the US Department of Treasury had designated Kim Jong Un by name on a new list of individuals sanctioned for human rights violations. In the dance of jubilation, few had the […]

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North Korea: High-Level of Activity at Nuclear Test Site Portal but Purpose is Unclear

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North Korea: High-Level of Activity at Nuclear Test Site Portal but Purpose is Unclear

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates a high-level of activity at North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, specifically at the North Portal area where the DPRK conducted its 2013 and 2016 nuclear tests. Based on imagery alone, it is not possible to determine whether […]

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North Korea Still Faces Significant Challenges in Developing a Sea-Launched Missile: Expert

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

North Korea conducted what appeared to be another test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off the east coast on Saturday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff and a report by Seoul’s Yonhap News Agency. The missile was reportedly fired from Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, at around 11:30 a.m. KST. The test came […]

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