January 23, 2021

North Korean hackers targeted aerospace, defense companies via Linkedin: experts

Researchers find similarities suggesting group linked to DPRK broke into European firms

In a highly targeted social engineering attack against aerospace and military companies, hackers possibly linked to North Korea tried to steal money and information after contacting their victims on Linkedin, researchers at cybersecurity firm ESET said in a report this week.

The campaign targeted companies in Europe and the Middle East, with at least two European companies compromised in the attack.