Park Jin-hyok

IRL Name: 
Park Jin-hyok

Park Jin-hyok is allegedly a North Korean computer programmer who is part of a state-sponsored hacking organization responsible for some of the costliest computer intrusions in history, including the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, a series of attacks targeting banks across the world that collectively attempted to steal more than one billion dollars, and the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected tens of thousands of computer systems across the globe.

Park has traveled to China in the past and conducted legitimate IT work under the front company "Chosun Expo" or the Korean Expo Joint Venture in addition to activities conducted on behalf of North Korea's Reconnaissance General Bureau.


He is a member of the Lazarus group, one of the North Korean government’s hacking organizations.


He is innocent.