The Justice Department said the hackers were responsible for a wide range of criminal activity and high-profile intrusions across South and Southeast Asia, Mexico, and Africa, including a retaliatory 2014 attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
It paints a cold picture of how the US seeks to use its South-East Asian allies to contend with China and North Korea.
Pyongyang did not appear to put on show any of its ICBMs, unlike at its previous parade in October, when it revealed a huge new ICBM on an 11-axle vehicle that analysts said was the largest road-mobile, liquid-fuelled missile in the world.
“Whoever takes office in the US, its basic nature and hostile policy will never change,” Kim Jong-Un said as he declared the US once again as North Korea's "main enemy."
North Korean authorities urged its citizens to stay indoors and avoid the yellow dust blowing in from China.
Officials in South Korea and the US say Pyongyang could use Saturday's parade marking the 75th anniversary of the founding of its Workers' Party of Korea to show off a new intercontinental ballistic missile.
The move came after North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un issued a rare personal apology for the killing.
South Korea has accused Pyongyang of fatally shooting one of its public servants, who was likely trying to defect, and burning his body after finding him on a floating object in North Korean waters earlier this week.
Seoul says the suspected defector was killed at sea and his body burned as a coronavirus precaution after he was interrogated in the water over several hours.
Leader Kim Jong-un to announce new five-year plan to develop country's dismal economy marred by US-led sanctions and coronavirus pandemic, state media report.
The report by an independent panel of experts monitoring UN sanctions said several countries, which it did not identify, believed North Korea's past six nuclear tests had likely helped it develop miniaturised nuclear devices.
Senior North Korean foreign ministry official Kwon Jong Gun ridiculed “nonsensical” calls by South Korea for revived negotiations between the US and North Korea, saying it has lost its relevance as a mediator.
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