July 10, 2020

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Nils Weisensee

Nils Weisensee is Director of News Operations at the Korea Risk Group and covers cyber security for NK News. Prior to that he worked as head of operations at the Choson Exchange NGO and as a reporter for DAPD and the Associated Press.

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

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

Researchers identify slew of new malware variants linked to North Korea

Lazarus Group exploits fears of COVID-19 and growing tensions on Korean peninsula, experts suggest

Nils Weisensee June 16, 2020

Elaborate cyberattack against North Korea human rights activist

Spearphishing campaign against Committee for Human Rights in North Korea reveals deep research into victim’s contacts

Nils Weisensee May 30, 2020

U.S. warns old software makes companies vulnerable to North Korean cyber attacks

Government agencies publish five malware samples linked to DPRK in push to better secure infrastructure

Nils Weisensee May 13, 2020

North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China

DPRK-linked Lazarus Group hides new malware variant in security apps for MacOS

Nils Weisensee May 7, 2020

North Korean cyber attacks "increasingly sophisticated," report warns

UN panel says hacker groups now work together on malicious tools to steal funds for weapons programs

Nils Weisensee April 19, 2020

North Korean hackers could disrupt critical infrastructure, U.S. warns

Joint advisory says U.S. “deeply concerned” about Pyongyang's cyber activities

Nils Weisensee April 15, 2020

Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack

Hackers linked to Korea gained access via Chinese VPN provider, researchers say

Nils Weisensee April 7, 2020

North Korean-linked cyberattack uses fear of coronavirus to trick victims

Emails claiming to be from South Korean health agency contain code that installs malicious software

Nils Weisensee April 2, 2020

Files stolen from South Korean diplomatic, defense officials, researchers say

Hackers target victims with malicious social networking app pretending to serve North Korean defectors

Nils Weisensee | Seon-wook Kim February 14, 2020