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International Outrage at North Korea’s Fifth Nuclear Test

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North Korea carried out its fifth and most powerful nuclear test on Friday (NYT). Reports of the Korean Central News Agency claim that the country is now able to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile; this would allow the production of “smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power” (AP). South Korean […]

North Korean Hackers Infiltrate South Korean Systems

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The North Korean government has successfully hacked more than 140,000 South Korean computers located at over 160 businesses and government agencies (Reuters). Since 2014, North Korean hackers have been working vigorously to infiltrate South Korean information systems in order to steal military secrets (Korea Times). South Korean media outlets have reported that North Korean hackers were […]