May 07, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nils Weisensee

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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News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee April 29, 2021
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Analysis

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee April 2, 2021
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News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee April 1, 2021
News

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

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News

Cyberattack links North Korean hackers to ransomware used for extortions

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee March 5, 2021
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News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee February 22, 2021
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News

Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee February 5, 2021
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News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee December 24, 2020
News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee December 17, 2020
News

North Korean hackers steal corporate files in attacks against European firms

Lazarus Group reportedly used Tor network to hide tracks after highly persistent social engineering campaign

Author Image Nils Weisensee December 16, 2020
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