The report said Seoul has been hit by a number of cyber attacks in recent years trying to breach government and corporate websites and has since worked to bolster its cyber defense systems.
North Korea on Saturday promoted Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho to become a member of the political bureau of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) from an alternative member, a rare promotion of a top diplomat to a key party position.
According to South Korean sources, US vessels will participate in a joint drill with the South Korean fleet next week in preparation for new provocations by the DPRK.
Hackers in North Korea have allegedly stolen a cache of classified military documents from South Korea, according to a South Korean lawmaker. "We've made clear that factories and machinery at the zone belong to the South's companies", said a ministry official.
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering a trip to the demilitarized zone during his upcoming trip to South Korea, according to South Korean defense sources.
Now, after months of Twitter taunts and threats against North Korea's leader, Trump is said to be finalising plans to visit a village along the 180-mile strip, where he will deliver a "strong message" to North Korea.
Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon delivered his appreciation in Seoul to Kim Young-geun, head of Sung Kyun Kwan, a body that advocates for Confucianism. The ministry would not comment for ABC News, citing national security concerns.
The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Tuesday.
In April this year, Trump's Vice President, Mick Pence visited the DMZ in a show of U.S. military might.
"They looked around Panmunjom and Observation Post Ouellette", the source said on the condition of anonymity.
At the border meanwhile, the two nations that are technically still at war since a peace treaty was never signed to end the 1950 - 1953, only an armistice, maintain a heavily armed presence on each side.