May 29, 2024

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Nils Weisensee

Nils Weisensee is Chief Product Officer at Korea Risk Group and covers cybersecurity for NK PRO. He previously founded information security firm Frontier Intelligence, served as head of operations at non-profit Choson Exchange, and was a reporter for DAPD and the Associated Press.

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New North Korean cybercrime group demands millions in ransom payments
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New North Korean cybercrime group demands millions in ransom payments

DPRK-linked hackers compromised defense firm with new malware before demanding unusually high payout, Microsoft says

New North Korean cybercrime group demands millions in ransom payments
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 29, 2024
North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks
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North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks

Security firm finds ScarCruft cybercriminals used signature malware and will likely do so again in future campaigns

North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee | Shreyas Reddy January 22, 2024
North Korean hackers break into US software firms in latest supply chain hack
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North Korean hackers break into US software firms in latest supply chain hack

Spear-phishing remains tactic of choice as Lazarus group targets JumpCloud systems and GitHub users

North Korean hackers break into US software firms in latest supply chain hack
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee July 21, 2023
North Korean hackers target NK Pro readers with malicious websites, emails, docs
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North Korean hackers target NK Pro readers with malicious websites, emails, docs

Kimsuky group aims to access subscriber content and gather intelligence with new phishing campaign, researchers find

North Korean hackers target NK Pro readers with malicious websites, emails, docs
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 6, 2023
North Korean hackers target defectors and journalists with new recon malware
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North Korean hackers target defectors and journalists with new recon malware

Kimsuky threat group’s campaign seeks to collect information for ‘subsequent precision attacks,’ researchers say

North Korean hackers target defectors and journalists with new recon malware
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 23, 2023
North Korean hackers target experts and journalists with advanced recon malware
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North Korean hackers target experts and journalists with advanced recon malware

Researchers say BabyShark variant discovered in email to NK Pro reporter can gather info to facilitate precision attacks

North Korean hackers target experts and journalists with advanced recon malware
Hacked videoconferencing firm 3CX says North Korea behind massive intrusion
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Hacked videoconferencing firm 3CX says North Korea behind massive intrusion

Company cites researchers’ ‘high confidence’ that DPRK target MacOS and Windows with malware and took control of devices

Hacked videoconferencing firm 3CX says North Korea behind massive intrusion
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Nils Weisensee April 12, 2023
North Korea lost internet shortly before short-range missile test, logs show
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North Korea lost internet shortly before short-range missile test, logs show

Cause of outage unclear, though key network indicators suggest the DPRK couldn’t access external websites either

North Korea lost internet shortly before short-range missile test, logs show
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Nils Weisensee November 18, 2022
Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
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Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase

National Security Office official says South Korea late to improving cyber deterrence and will emulate US Cyber Command

Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Nils Weisensee September 20, 2022
North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
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North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack

Attack linked to Lazarus Group uses malware-laced client as lure to gain access, researchers say

North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee September 16, 2022
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