April 13, 2024

Moscow says no clear proof North Korea stole Russian weapons data: UN report

Experts say Russia has little reason to admit cyber breach to Panel of Experts but may chastise ally behind the scenes

There is no clear evidence that North Korean cybercriminals sought to steal weapons data from Russian defense companies, Moscow has told a U.N. sanctions panel, despite research linking the DPRK to cyberattacks on its ally.

Citing South Korean media, the U.N. Panel of Experts on North Korea reported that the North Korean threat actor Lazarus Group stole information including blueprints of satellite components from Russian company Sputnix OOO in 2022.

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