Uriminzokkiri


Uriminzokkiri restoring after hack

This week’s hack of the Uriminzokkiri website certainly raised the bar in the cyber battle currently playing out online. It marked the first time in the current round of attacks that anyone had managed to break in and deface a North Korean website. Over the…


Uriminzokkiri, companion websites hacked

Uriminzokkiri, a China-based North Korean news website with close ties to Pyongyang, has been hacked. The site is currently inaccessible, companion websites have also been attacked and defaced, and it’s Twitter feed and Flickr pages have also been broken into. The hack came hours after a…


Hackers claim 15,000 Uriminzokkiri user records

A hacker or hackers working under the umbrella of “Anonymous” claims to have broken into Uriminzokkiri.com, the North Korean-run site based in China, and taken over 15,000 user records. A message posted online makes the claim and includes details for six accounts, apparently showing user…


North Korea: The Podcast

Uriminzokkiri, the Chinese-based website that carries most of North Korea’s official propaganda output, has started a podcast and it’s available through Apple’s iTunes. The podcast is advertised on the front page of the website with a link that jumps to an Apple iTunes page. The…


YouTube zaps another Uriminzokkiri video

Another Uriminzokkiri video has been removed from YouTube for copyright infringement. This time it’s a propaganda video that borrowed its soundtrack from the video game “The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.” The takedown, confirmed by a message when users attempt to access the clip, comes just…