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North Korea hackers steal bitcoin by targeting currency insiders

Bitcoin values are skyrocketing, and North Korea appears to be trying to profit from that virtual gold rush. Secureworks reports that the Lazarus Group (a team linked to the North Korean government) has been conducting a spearphishing campaign again…
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South Korea cracks down on use of digital cash for crowdfunding

South Koreans who were planning to raise funds using cryptocurrency will have to find an alternative method. The country has decided to follow in China's footsteps and has banned raising money through all forms of virtual currency, according to Reute…
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note FE launches in Korea for $606

With a whole bunch of returned Galaxy Note 7 components sitting in its warehouses after it had to issue a worldwide recall for the flagship, Samsung was faced with an environmental nightmare and a loss of capital. With this in mind, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note FE (Fandom Edition), a handset that is basically a […]

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Apple may open a retail store on Samsung’s turf in South Korea

South Korea doesn’t have an Apple store, but the iPhone maker is trying to change that. While Samsung already is dealing with the recall of its Galaxy Note 7, it now has to worry about a possible physical retail presence from its rival.

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North Korea may have stolen U.S. fighter jet blueprints in a recent cyberattack

In a recent cyberattack, North Korean hackers are said to have stolen “tens of thousands of documents related to the defense industry — including U.S. fighter jet designs.”

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Xiaomi’s taken its first official steps into South Korea

Xiaomi’s not afraid of Samsung and LG, and it has proved it by officially partnering up with South Korean retailers to sell its hardware. But like its other international efforts, its smartphones won’t be among them. Yet.

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Smuggled into North Korea, your old flash drives could help topple a dictatorship

The Flash Drives for Freedom campaign smuggles foreign media like films, movies, interviews, and website archives into North Korea. Under Kim Jong-un’s ban, citizens are indoctrinated to fear the world outside North Korea and they have no access to outside resources.

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Samsung gifts South Korea with a 128GB Galaxy Note 5 for Christmas

With the holidays just around the corner, Samsung launches a special Christmas edition Note 5 with 128GB internal storage, but only in South Korea. Life isn’t fair.

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Samsung seems to be all smiles as the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus sell well in South Korea

With the company needing a home run with its recently launched Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, Samsung is probably happy to learn that 25,000 units a day, combined, are being sold in the company’s home country of South Korea.

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