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

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

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

Malware campaign targeting U.S. government likely linked to North Korea: report
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 3, 2020
Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Measures appear similar to extensive restrictions imposed during 2014 Ebola outbreak

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Nils Weisensee January 21, 2020
Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat

Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat

A former resident of the DPRK capital discusses what they personally observed during their four-year stay

Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee November 15, 2019
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