{FD} North Korea expected to feel ‘severe’ economic difficulties from UN sanctions by March, South Korean researchers say

Kim Jong Un may seem to keep his regime afloat with missile tests and propaganda depicting happy and healthy citizens despite the tough United Nations sanctions, but by next March North Koreans will be struggling to stay alive because of “severe” economic difficulties, South Korean researchers predicted on Monday.

{FD} White House says North Korea was behind massive ‘WannaCry’ cyberattack in May

North Korea was behind the massive “WannaCry” cyberattack in May that spread around the world costing billions of dollars, White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert announced in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Monday.

{FD} Australian accused of being ‘loyal agent’ to North Korea identified, called a ‘good man’

The Australian man who was arrested Saturday after being accused of working as an agent for North Korea as part of a case “like nothing … ever seen on Australian soil” has been identified.

{FD} Korean battle flags tied to Kim Jong Un ancestor unearthed at US Naval Academy

Korean battle flags purportedly connected to Kim Ung-u, a direct ancestor of Kim Jong Un, were found this month at the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) said Friday.

{FD} Australian man accused of brokering North Korea missile sales

Australian police have arrested a Sydney man accused of acting as an agent for North Korea by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang including components used in ballistic missiles.

{FD} North Korea’s nuclear test site aftershocks are ‘relaxation events’ caused by nuke test, analysts say

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test caused a series of aftershocks called “relaxation events” after the blast moved the “earth’s crust around” and caused stress on the region, analysts said after two earthquakes were detected in the region over the weekend.