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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Researchers identify slew of new malware variants linked to North Korea

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

Researchers identify slew of new malware variants linked to North Korea
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 16, 2020
Elaborate cyberattack against North Korea human rights activist

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

Elaborate cyberattack against North Korea human rights activist
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 30, 2020
U.S. warns old software makes companies vulnerable to North Korean cyber attacks

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

U.S. warns old software makes companies vulnerable to North Korean cyber attacks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 13, 2020
North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China

North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China

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

North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 7, 2020
North Korean cyber attacks “increasingly sophisticated,” report warns

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

North Korean cyber attacks “increasingly sophisticated,” report warns
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 19, 2020
North Korean hackers could disrupt critical infrastructure, U.S. warns

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

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

North Korean hackers could disrupt critical infrastructure, U.S. warns
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 15, 2020
Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack

Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack

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

Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 7, 2020
North Korean-linked cyberattack uses fear of coronavirus to trick victims

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

North Korean-linked cyberattack uses fear of coronavirus to trick victims
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 2, 2020
Files stolen from South Korean diplomatic, defense officials, researchers say

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

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

Files stolen from South Korean diplomatic, defense officials, researchers say
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee | Seon-wook Kim February 14, 2020
DPRK-attributed malware attack uses ROK government certificate to trick victims

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

DPRK-attributed malware attack uses ROK government certificate to trick victims
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 9, 2020
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