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June 20, 2024


Nils Weisensee

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.


North Korean malware uses new trick to avoid analysis and detection

Remote Access Trojan by DPRK-linked Konni hackers encrypts code with secret keys to frustrate cybersecurity researchers

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeJanuary 28, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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