In new cyber campaign, North Korean hackers likely sow seeds of future attacks
Report finds TA406 group sent malware to foreign policy experts, academics and journalists that focus on North Korea
A North Korean hacking group deployed new malware in a recently uncovered spear-phishing campaign, security researchers said on Thursday, some of which could lay the groundwork for future intrusions.
According to a new report by U.S.-based security firm Proofpoint, North Korean hacking group “TA406” — a subdivision of Pyongyang-linked Kimsuky — has kept up spear-phishing campaigns this year utilizing malware that could deliver additional malicious code in the future.
The barrage of attacks targeted foreign policy experts, journalists and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working on issues relating to the Korean Peninsula, the report states. TA406 also
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