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FBI blame North Korean hackers for stealing $600 million in cryptocurrency from video gaming company

The FBI on Thursday blamed hackers associated with the North Korean government for stealing more than $600 million in cryptocurrency last month from a video gaming company. “Through our investigation we were able to confirm Lazarus Group and APT38, cyber actors associated with the DPRK, are responsible for the theft of $620 million in Ethereum […]

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North Korea unveil Hollywood-style movie starring Kim Jong-Un during Hwasong-17 launch

North Koreans were treated to a Hollywood-style movie, with dramatic music and video effects, starring Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un in a leather jacket and dark glasses. State-run television North Korean Central Television usually broadcasts Kim family propaganda, alongside military band concerts and feature films about patriotism and feats of labour. Anything away from this deviates. The […]

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North Korea’s missile test suffers ‘catastrophic failure’ after launch, emits ‘very toxic reddish-orange smoke’

North Korea has fired an “unknown projectile” which appeared to fail immediately after launch, South Korea’s military said. The suspected missile was fired from an airfield outside the capital Pyongyang. The airfield has been the site of several launches, including previous tests of what were the US alleges were intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). It comes […]

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North Korea tested intercontinental ballistic missile having minimum range of 5,500km, US says

The US says North Korea recently tested parts of a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system, in what it called a “serious escalation”. Pyongyang said the launches on 26 February and 4 March focused on developing a reconnaissance satellite. But the Pentagon now says the tests were experimental launches, before a likely full-range ICBM launch. […]

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North Korea fires 9th missile this year into waters east of Korean Peninsula

North Korea fired a single ballistic missile into waters off the east of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the country’s ninth such test of the year. “The South Korean military is maintaining a readiness posture by monitoring related movements in preparation for additional launches,” JCS said […]

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Donald Trump still in contact with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, new book claims

Former US President Donald Trump has told associates he remains in contact with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, according to the author of a new book. Journalist Maggie Haberman said Mr Kim was the only foreign leader Mr Trump had said he remained in touch with. But, she added, the claims could not be verified […]

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American hacker claims to have shut down North Korea’s entire internet

Over the last few weeks of January the Internet in North Korea was observed to be down. The blackout of Kim Jong-un’s internet connectivity, although intermittent, was hugely disruptive with reports suggesting an “attack against North Korean servers took the entire country off the internet.” The timing of these attacks coincided with the latest bunch […]

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North Korea profited off cyberattacks, vastly developed nuclear and ballistic missile programmes: UN Report

North Korea continued to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes during the past year, and cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges were an important revenue source for Pyongyang according to an excerpt of a confidential United Nations report, the Reuters reported. The annual report by independent sanctions monitors was submitted on Friday evening to the UN […]

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North Korea releases pictures missile launch and Korean peninsula from space

North Korean state media has released photographs it says were taken from its biggest missile launch since 2017. The pictures show parts of the Korean peninsula and surrounding areas seen from space. North Korea said the ballistic missile was an intermediate range Hwasong-12. South Korea and Japan said it reached an altitude of 2,000km before […]

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North Korea conducts largest missile test since 2017

North Korea conducted its largest missile test since 2017 on Sunday, sending a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile soaring into space, seen as taking the nuclear-armed country a step closer to resuming long-range testing. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reported that a projectile believed to be a single ballistic missile was launched about 7:52am from […]

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North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea: South Korea’s JCS

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea said on Thursday, as nuclear-armed Pyongyang steps up weapons testing and bolsters its defences in the face of what it claims is a “hostile” United States. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced the launch, the sixth this […]

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North Korea has likely fired two cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast: REPORT

North Korea fired what appeared to be two cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast, Yonhap news reported. South Korea’s military is assessing Tuesday’s launches to determine the nature of the projectiles, Yonhap added. NK News also reported two cruise missiles had been fired, quoting a South Korean military official. The country’s Joint […]