April 15, 2024


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.


North Korean hackers expand attacks against Apple computers in China

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeMay 7, 2020

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeApril 19, 2020

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

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeApril 15, 2020

Chinese embassy in Pyongyang compromised in massive cyberattack

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeApril 7, 2020

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeApril 2, 2020

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

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

Nils WeisenseeNils Weisensee | Seon-wook KimFebruary 14, 2020

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeFebruary 9, 2020

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

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeFebruary 3, 2020
Border Controls

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Measures appear similar to extensive restrictions imposed during 2014 Ebola outbreak

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Nils WeisenseeJanuary 21, 2020

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

Nils WeisenseeNils WeisenseeNovember 15, 2019
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