February 01, 2023

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean hacking group scaled up phishing attacks late last year: Report
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North Korean hacking group scaled up phishing attacks late last year: Report

Proofpoint says TA444 diversified malware delivery vehicles as it targeted education, health care and other sectors

North Korean hacking group scaled up phishing attacks late last year: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 26, 2023
US pins $100M crypto heist on North Korea, backing private sector attributions

US pins $100M crypto heist on North Korea, backing private sector attributions

FBI says DPRK hackers orchestrated June 2022 theft from Horizon Bridge and recent transactions to launder funds

US pins $100M crypto heist on North Korea, backing private sector attributions
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 25, 2023
How North Korean hackers could weaponize artificial intelligence like ChatGPT
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How North Korean hackers could weaponize artificial intelligence like ChatGPT

AI could supercharge threat groups' ability to craft malware and lures in ways all but impossible to counter

How North Korean hackers could weaponize artificial intelligence like ChatGPT
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 24, 2023
North Korea moves millions in crypto as it looks to cash out stolen funds
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North Korea moves millions in crypto as it looks to cash out stolen funds

Expert says hackers will still need to convert gains to cash after transfer of funds linked to Horizon Bridge heist

North Korea moves millions in crypto as it looks to cash out stolen funds
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 17, 2023
PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech
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PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech

Anyone can conjure ships from thin air with just a laptop, antenna and free software, frustrating sanctions enforcement

PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 11, 2023
North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more
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North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more

In the first of a two-part series, NK Pro journalists give their predictions about what to expect from the DPRK in 2023

North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more
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NK Pro January 5, 2023
North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from December 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro January 3, 2023
40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers
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40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers

Data tells story of a record year of DPRK missile tests and crypto theft, as the virus finally breached border controls

40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 30, 2022
Suspected North Korean hackers deploy corrupt Android app in attack on reporter
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Suspected North Korean hackers deploy corrupt Android app in attack on reporter

Researchers say powerful malware comes disguised as fake app, highlighting overlap with past DPRK cyber campaigns

Suspected North Korean hackers deploy corrupt Android app in attack on reporter
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 30, 2022
North Korean hackers deploy new trick to stop Windows from identifying malware
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North Korean hackers deploy new trick to stop Windows from identifying malware

BlueNoroff threat group linked to DPRK has used technique in ongoing campaign targeting foreign firms, researchers say

North Korean hackers deploy new trick to stop Windows from identifying malware
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 28, 2022
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