October 06, 2022

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Nils Weisensee

Nils Weisensee is Director of News Operations 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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North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions
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North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions

Researchers suggest Kimsuky phishing attempts follow predictable pattern

North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 21, 2021
DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled
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DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled

North Korea’s Lazarus Group used elaborate personas and encrypted chats to break into major pharma company

DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled
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Nils Weisensee April 29, 2021
North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions
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North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions

Free platforms may offer insights to threat researchers but help the DPRK build its cyber force, experts say

North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions
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Nils Weisensee April 2, 2021
North Korean hackers posed as a cybersecurity firm to launch new attacks
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North Korean hackers posed as a cybersecurity firm to launch new attacks

Google says cybercriminals linked to North Korea created new website and social media profiles to trick victims

North Korean hackers posed as a cybersecurity firm to launch new attacks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 1, 2021
Daily videos show candid North Korean street life during pandemic

Daily videos show candid North Korean street life during pandemic

Chinese observer shares detailed footage of Hyesan city in the DPRK border area on social media

Daily videos show candid North Korean street life during pandemic
Cyberattack links North Korean hackers to ransomware used for extortions
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Cyberattack links North Korean hackers to ransomware used for extortions

Researchers suspect collaboration between Lazarus Group and criminals behind the TFlower extortion campaign

Cyberattack links North Korean hackers to ransomware used for extortions
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee March 5, 2021
US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft
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US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft

Cybersecurity agency aims to disrupt ongoing attacks against finance and energy sectors by DPRK-linked Lazarus Group

US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 22, 2021
Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign
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Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign

Researchers warn malicious Word document attempts to steal data from compromised computers

Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 5, 2021
DPRK-linked hackers continue cyber assault on vaccine researchers
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DPRK-linked hackers continue cyber assault on vaccine researchers

Lazarus Group uses range of malware against pharma industry and governments, but expert warns strategies may shift

DPRK-linked hackers continue cyber assault on vaccine researchers
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee December 24, 2020
Hackers use fake media domains to trick North Korea researchers

Hackers use fake media domains to trick North Korea researchers

Attackers impersonate reporters at Voice Of America to lure DPRK experts with legal documents out of Pyongyang

Hackers use fake media domains to trick North Korea researchers
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Nils Weisensee December 17, 2020