IT workers making big money for North through crime, freelance work
North Korean IT workers working for Pyongyang collectively made between $600 million and $1 billion in the past year through both cybercrime and foreign employment contracts, according to the U.S. State Department.
Seoul sanctions North Korean hacking group Kimsuky
South Korea sanctioned North Korean hacking group “Kimsuky” believed to be behind major cyber attacks and stealing satellite technology worldwide...
U.S., South Korea sanction more Northern entities
Seoul and Washington sanctioned three North Korean organizations and seven North Korean individuals who raked in cryptocurrency and other assets illegally to fund the North’s nuclear and missile program, the two governments announced Tuesday...
Unification Minister calls on North to make 'right' decision
Minister Kwon Young-se called on Kim Jong-un to abandon his nuclear weapons and missile programs, which are the targets of international sanctions that have banned the majority of the North’s export items.
EU envoy says talks will likely discuss Ukraine war, China
Support for Ukraine, sanctions on Russia and dealings with China — all are likely to loom large in the discussions between the European Union leaders and President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday...
Who shelters Samsung and SK hynix?
Korea must devise a national strategy to defend the interests of its companies.
U.S., South Korea sanction a North Korean banker
Seoul and Washington jointly levied sanctions on a North Korean individual tied with the regime’s illicit cyber activities and weapons programs...
South Korea levies sanctions on North in response to latest ICBM launch
South Korea levied unilateral sanctions on the North to target individuals and organizations tied to its weapons programs and satellite industry on Tuesday in response to its latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch...
South levies sanctions after North's missile launches
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) toward the East Sea on Monday as Kim Yo-jong, the powerful younger sister of the country's leader Kim Jong-un, warned that Pyongyang could turn the Pacific into a "firing range."
South Korea issues first independent sanctions on North's cyber activities
South Korea announced on Friday its first independent sanctions on North Korea to counter its illicit cyber activities. Such activities are believed to be used to fund the country's weapons of mass destruction program.