September 29, 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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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

DPRK-attributed malware attack uses ROK government certificate to trick victims

Code reportedly designed by North Korean “Kimsuky” group installs trojan to steal information from infected computers

Nils Weisensee February 9, 2020

Malware campaign targeting U.S. government likely linked to North Korea: report

Malicious code reportedly distributed by "Konni" group of DPRK-linked hackers

Nils Weisensee February 3, 2020