October 05, 2022

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro October 4, 2022
North Korea-linked voice phishing campaign nets over $600M: UN report

North Korea-linked voice phishing campaign nets over $600M: UN report

IT workers connected to DPRK’s missile development agency peddle phishing apps and other tools abroad, member state says

North Korea-linked voice phishing campaign nets over $600M: UN report
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 29, 2022
North Korean hackers using NFTs to steal and launder funds: UN report
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North Korean hackers using NFTs to steal and launder funds: UN report

DPRK has been linked to multiple NFT schemes, and expert says it could manipulate token values to drive illicit gains

North Korean hackers using NFTs to steal and launder funds: UN report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 26, 2022
Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
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Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime

By removing human operators, the software-based crypto mixer creates new headaches for authorities and sanctions regime

Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
Dennis Desmond
Dennis Desmond September 26, 2022
North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report

North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report

DPRK allegedly hired Russians to create accounts for North Koreans to evade sanctions, UN Panel of Experts report states

North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer September 20, 2022
Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
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Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase

National Security Office official says South Korea late to improving cyber deterrence and will emulate US Cyber Command

Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Nils Weisensee September 20, 2022
North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
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North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack

Attack linked to Lazarus Group uses malware-laced client as lure to gain access, researchers say

North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee September 16, 2022
US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers
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US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers

Sanctioning Tornado Cash has spawned legal challenges that could impact regulators’ ability to go after DPRK cyber crime

US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 15, 2022
Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century

Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century

‘The Lazarus Heist’ exposes evolution of Pyongyang’s cyberwarfare and how it has resorted to digital crime to survive

Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century
David Tizzard
David Tizzard September 13, 2022
North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit
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North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit

Cisco Talos’ research spreads new light on Pyongyang’s efforts to infiltrate energy, other critical industries

North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 9, 2022
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