July 04, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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

North Korea defends against third wave of cyberattacks

Pyongyang’s internet connection stays up despite increasingly powerful denial-of-service attacks

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeJanuary 28, 2022
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News

DDOS attack cuts off North Korea’s internet after fifth missile test

Second major outage this year disrupted internet access and took all websites on DPRK servers offline

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeJanuary 26, 2022
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North Korea kicked off internet by suspected DDOS attack

Crucial servers inside DPRK offline for hours, taking down websites and email servers

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeJanuary 14, 2022
NK PRO
Analysis

Destruction, theft, espionage: Ten years of cyber warfare under Kim Jong Un

North Korea’s leader transformed the country’s sledgehammer attacks into a relentless espionage operation

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeJanuary 6, 2022
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News

DPRK hackers use South Korean servers and Google Drive to hide malware attack

Lazarus Group embeds malicious code in corrupted PDFs disguised as Samsung job post, experts find

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeNovember 29, 2021
NK PRO
Analysis

Why America is fighting a losing battle against North Korean cyber crime

Cryptocurrencies and the internet provide the DPRK with an asymmetric advantage that will keep the regime afloat

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeNovember 26, 2021
News

North Korean hackers likely behind barrage of cyberattacks against journalists

Investigation identifies at least two DPRK-linked groups attempting to break into computers at NK News

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeOctober 14, 2021
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North Korean hackers breach prominent defector’s accounts in targeted attack

Attackers use access to spread malware and lure DPRK experts on social media

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Nils WeisenseeSeptember 7, 2021
Analysis

How to tell if you’ve been hacked by North Korea

Antivirus apps failed to catch malware spread through DailyNK, showing security breaches are often hard to spot

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeAugust 25, 2021
News

Hacked DailyNK website infected broad range of organizations

Experts say North Korean malware spread to readers, contradicting DailyNK’s claim that public content was unaffected

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeAugust 24, 2021
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