April 23, 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.

News

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

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News

North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China

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

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News

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

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News

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

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

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News

Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack

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

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News

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

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News

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

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee| Seon-wook Kim February 14, 2020
News

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

Author Image Nils Weisensee February 9, 2020
News

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

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

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Border Controls

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Measures appear similar to extensive restrictions imposed during 2014 Ebola outbreak

Author Image Chad O'Carroll| Nils Weisensee January 21, 2020