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Cyber Report: German hacker, ransomware, North Korea and cyber security

German hacker targeted government officials and public figuresA 20-year-old German student has been detained for hacking the social media accounts of hundreds of German politicians, journalists and celebrities. Apparently acting alone, the hacker used relatively rudimentary techniques to access his targets’ Facebook and Twitter accounts. He then leaked personal details of their

Top 10 humanitarian crises and trends to watch in 2019–Report

Editor's note: These 10 crises and trends will help shape IRIN's coverage in 2019. Here’s why they have our attention and should demand yours. 1. Climate displacement: Tomorrow’s emergencies today Stephen Dupont/DFAT From rising sea levels to withering drought and unpredictable weather: projections for what the world can expect if climate change remains unchecked are

‘We won’t denuclearize unless US removes threat’–N/Korea

North Korea said Thursday it will never unilaterally give up its nuclear weapons unless the United States first removes what Pyongyang called a nuclear threat. The surprisingly blunt statement jars with Seoul’s rosier presentation of the North Korean position and could rattle the fragile trilateral diplomacy to defuse a nuclear

US designates Boko Haram, ISIS entities ‘of particular concern’

•Labels Saudi Arabia, Iran, N/Korea countries of concern •Russia placed on special watch list    Jude Johnson with Agency report  The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”. The US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in a statement revealed the designation of Boko Haram

North Korea to US: ‘There is no way we will denuclarize’

North Korea’s Foreign Minister said there is “no way” Kim Jong-un will denuclearize while the US continues to brutalise the reclusive nation with crippling sanctions. Ri Yong-ho said there was no way the country would give up its nuclear weapons unilaterally under such circumstances. The official told the UNGA that North Korea

US ready to resume north Korea talks, seek denuclearization by 2021

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants to restart nuclear talks with North Korea at the "earliest opportunity" in the wake of new agreements reached between the two Koreas at a summit in Pyongyang. The move comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged at the historic summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to dismantle its

North, South Korea to hold 3rd peace summit September

Godsgift Onyedinefu The North and south Korean leaders have agreed to hold an inter-korean summit to discuss issues on the permanent settlement of peace and ways to ease tensions between the countries, Director, Korean Cultural Centre, Abuja, Sungrae Han announced on Tuesday. The summit which is set to hold spetember 18th - 20th

North Korea urges U.S. to drop sanctions immediately

North Korea state media called on the United States to immediately drop its sanctions against the communist country, accusing Washington of "acting opposite" to its plans of improving ties. Pyongyang said it has shown good faith by stopping its nuclear tests and handing over the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-1953

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