Tag: south korea


Healthcare in the Crosshairs of North Korean Cyber Operations

February 13, 2023

Via: Dark Reading

Organizations in the US healthcare and public health sector are among the top targets for state-sponsored North Korean cyber-threat actors seeking to fund espionage activities via ransomware and other attacks. That’s the assessment of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]

Health Care, Industry

N. Korea suggests balloons flown from South brought COVID-19

July 1, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

North Korea suggested Friday its COVID-19 outbreak began in people who had contact with balloons flown from South Korea — a highly questionable claim that appeared to be an attempt to hold its rival responsible amid increasing tensions over its […]

Defense, Industry

US, S. Korea fire missiles to sea, matching North’s launches

June 6, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

The U.S. and South Korean militaries launched eight ballistic missiles into the sea Monday in a show of force matching a North Korean missile display a day earlier that extended a provocative streak in weapons demonstrations. The allies’ live-fire exercise […]

Defense, Industry

S. Korea’s new leader offers support if North denuclearizes

May 10, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Yoon Suk Yeol, a conservative political neophyte, took office Tuesday as South Korea’s new president with a vow to pursue a negotiated settlement of North Korea’s threatening nuclear program and an offer of “an audacious plan” to improve its economy […]

IT Policy, Tech

South Korea passes ‘Anti-Google law’ bill to curb Google, Apple in-app payment commission

August 31, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

After a number of delays, South Korea’s National Assembly today voted to approve the passage of its “Anti-Google law.” Nicknamed after the search giant but more wide-ranging, the law will prevent Google and Apple from forcing developers to use their […]


S. Korea plans to tighten battery regulations post Note7 crisis

February 6, 2017

Via: CIO

In the wake of the Note7 debacle, South Korea is introducing new tests and regulations to ensure battery and smartphone safety, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said. The new measures will include requiring manufacturers to certify the safety […]

Cloud Computing

Samsung will acquire cloud-computing company Joyent

June 16, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Samsung Electronics announced today that it has agreed to acquire cloud-computing company Joyent. In a statement, the Korean tech giant said that the transaction (its financial terms were undisclosed) will allow it to grow its cloud-based services for its smartphones […]


Samsung posts strong first-quarter results thanks to the S7’s success

April 28, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Samsung Electronics delivered strong results for the first quarter of 2016, thanks to sales of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, its flagship smartphones. The company’s operating profit grew 12 percent from the same period last year to 6.68 trillion […]