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Samsung to Team Up with Police to Develop Advanced Phishing Detection Technology

Samsung to Team Up with Police to Develop Advanced Phishing Detection Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing number of South Koreans falling victim to voice phishing, Samsung Electronics Co. and the National Police Agency (NPA) have decided to join forces to develop more advanced phishing detection technology. Phishing scams continue to evolve in sophistication, and methods continue to grow bolder. Lately, more blatant [...]

Police to Adopt New Weapons to Cope Better with Violence amid Criticism over Botched Violence Response

Police to Adopt New Weapons to Cope Better with Violence amid Criticism over Botched Violence Response

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Police will introduce a multiple-shot stun gun, a less lethal pistol and other new weapons to cope better with violence, officials said Thursday, amid heavy criticism over a bungled police response to a recent knife attack. The new stun gun allows three consecutive shots and logs records of time [...]

AI-based Smart Platform Sends CCTV Footage Directly to Police

AI-based Smart Platform Sends CCTV Footage Directly to Police

DAEJEON, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology has been developed in which the artificial intelligence (AI) responsible for monitoring closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage installed in crime-ridden districts can send CCTV footage instantly to the police if it detects dangerous situations. The Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday that it had developed core [...]

1,289 Caught Breaching Virus Rules at Halloween Celebrations

1,289 Caught Breaching Virus Rules at Halloween Celebrations

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A total of 1,289 people in violation of anti-COVID-19 rules were caught in the past three days at Halloween parties and private gatherings across the country, police said Monday. The National Police Agency said 630 people were discovered violating antivirus protocols, food sanitation rules and music-related regulations Saturday, followed [...]

Police to Introduce Car Number Plates for Exclusive Use

Police to Introduce Car Number Plates for Exclusive Use

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Police said Tuesday it will introduce number plates for the exclusive use of police vehicles next month that will allow automatic access to unmanned apartment complex entrances for a faster response. The National Police Agency joined hands with relevant departments to revise notifications by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, [...]

Police to Introduce Extended Reality Platform for Training

Police to Introduce Extended Reality Platform for Training

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Police announced plans to introduce new technology from the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including metaverse platforms, to renovate its education and training curriculum. The National Police Agency (NPA) will invest 24 billion won (US$20.4 million) over the next five years to build an extended reality (XR)-based simulation training program. Police [...]