South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) is once again the object of unwanted attention. It is alleged, based on leaked information, that in 2012 the NIS purchased spyware from the.
South Korea’s spy agency said days later that he had a cyst removed from his ankle. Kim took power upon his father’s death in December 2011 and is the third generation of his family to rule.
February’s assassination of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport once again attracted attention to North Korea’s spies and spying. Indeed, North Korea, for such a small state, has a large and active (perhaps even hyperactive) intelligence community. The North Korean intelligence agents do not limit themselves to conventional spying.Unlike the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which is a domestic security service, the CIA has no law enforcement function and is mainly focused on overseas intelligence gath.The disclosure comes after members of South Korea’s parliament were briefed by the country’s National Intelligence Service on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Kim made his first public appearance.
South Korea's intelligence agencies are susceptible to failures, politicization and intervention in domestic politics, so reform is urgently needed to restore public confidence, analyst Daniel.Read More
The Korea Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) was created in 1961, and in 1981 the agency changed its name to the Agency for National Security Planning (NSP).Read More
On Wednesday, South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) told members of South Korea’s parliamentary intelligence committee that the claims Kim had undergone heart surgery were “groundless,” Reuters reported.Read More
All Eyes on North Korea Intelligence agencies are surging resources to focus on the Korean Peninsula.. cyberattacks on North Korea in countries including South Korea and Japan.. manager for.Read More
Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) After the government was set up on August 15, 1948, intelligence activities were centered around government agencies including the military which had.Read More
Kim Jong Un likely didn’t undergo heart surgery last month, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday. The Washington Post reports that the North Korean leader's three-week hiatus from the public was likely due to fears of coronavirus, according to officials from the National Intelligence Service. “He was normally performing his duties when he was out of the public eye,” said Kim.Read More
South Korea’s intelligence agency purchased spyware from Hacking Team By Ben McGrath 16 July 2015 In revelations last week, South Korea was one of the countries listed as having bought spyware.Read More
North Korea has reportedly ousted the director of its top intelligence agency as well as Kim Jong Un’s long-running head of security. The Korea Herald reported that Jang Kil-song will be replaced as leader of the Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), North Korea’s military intelligence agency, by Lt. General Rim Kwang-il, according to leaks on a Wednesday report from Seoul’s Unification.Read More
Korea Information Security Agency Sources and Resources. National Intelligence Service Official Homepage. Making Intelligence Accountable: Legislative and Executive Oversight in Old and New Democracies: South Korea's National Intelligence Service by Dr. Jon Moran, DCAF Conference, Oslo, Norway, September 2003.Read More
South Korean lawmakers said their intelligence service has determined four officials of the North Korean state security ministry and two officials of the foreign ministry are among the suspects wanted for questioning in Kim Jong-nam’s death, according to Fox News.Read More