September 17, 2021

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korea-linked account poses as KBS scriptwriter to dupe DPRK watchers

North Korea-linked account poses as KBS scriptwriter to dupe DPRK watchers

Findings suggest a single attacker or group is behind a spate of recent phishing attacks

North Korea-linked account poses as KBS scriptwriter to dupe DPRK watchers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Jeongmin Kim September 14, 2021
US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme

US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme

Ghaleb Alaumary, who pled guilty to laundering funds from DPRK-linked online banking theft, received 11 years in prison

US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 10, 2021
Nearly half of Americans seriously concerned about DPRK’s nuclear program: poll

Nearly half of Americans seriously concerned about DPRK’s nuclear program: poll

Danger not seen as particularly severe amid few North Korean provocations in recent years, expert tells NK News

Nearly half of Americans seriously concerned about DPRK’s nuclear program: poll
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 8, 2021
North Korean hackers breach prominent defector’s accounts in targeted attack

North Korean hackers breach prominent defector’s accounts in targeted attack

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

North Korean hackers breach prominent defector’s accounts in targeted attack
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Nils Weisensee September 7, 2021
Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again
NK PRO

Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from August 1 to August 31

Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again
NK Pro
NK Pro September 2, 2021
Alleged North Korean collaborator claims he was preparing for unification

Alleged North Korean collaborator claims he was preparing for unification

South Korean man denies charges that he and three others took orders from DPRK operatives

Alleged North Korean collaborator claims he was preparing for unification
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung August 31, 2021
How to tell if you’ve been hacked by North Korea

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

How to tell if you’ve been hacked by North Korea
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 25, 2021
Hacked DailyNK website infected broad range of organizations

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

Hacked DailyNK website infected broad range of organizations
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 24, 2021
Half a dozen North Korean domains offline after apparent server outage

Half a dozen North Korean domains offline after apparent server outage

Recurring connectivity issues end in broad disruption across North Korean internet servers

Half a dozen North Korean domains offline after apparent server outage
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 23, 2021
Hackers infect DailyNK website with malware to spy on readers

Hackers infect DailyNK website with malware to spy on readers

Cybersecurity firm links attack to North Korean group, with expert warning site still vulnerable to similar breaches

Hackers infect DailyNK website with malware to spy on readers
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 18, 2021
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