May 27, 2024

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses
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How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses

Experts say there’s no foolproof solution to evolving threats but underscore dangers of a complacent South Korean public

How North Korean cybercrime has laid bare vulnerabilities in ROK defenses
Seoul investigating possible North Korean breach of defense officials’ emails

Seoul investigating possible North Korean breach of defense officials’ emails

Cyberattack reportedly compromised over 100 accounts, though ROK says it did not lead to military data leaks

Seoul investigating possible North Korean breach of defense officials’ emails
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 21, 2024
South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un

South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un

Ban on ‘Friendly Father’ music video under Cold War-era law is excessive and undermines democratic freedoms, experts say

South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 21, 2024
US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers

US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers

Five individuals were charged for their roles in defrauding over 300 companies in a years-long campaign

US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
Dutch court sentences developer of crypto mixer used for North Korean laundering

Dutch court sentences developer of crypto mixer used for North Korean laundering

Ruling finds Tornado Cash founder responsible for how software is used, drawing criticism from open-source advocates

Dutch court sentences developer of crypto mixer used for North Korean laundering
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 16, 2024
North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police
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North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police

Expert says breach reflects ‘lack of cyber alertness’ and could hinder Seoul’s efforts to boost global cyber cooperation

North Korean hackers stole one terabyte of personal data from ROK courts: Police
US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering

US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering

Ruling highlights DPRK cybercriminals' sophisticated techniques which they use to circumvent US sanctions

US court orders forfeiture of 279 crypto accounts tied to North Korea laundering
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 10, 2024
Why a private US citizen decided to take down North Korea’s internet on his own

Why a private US citizen decided to take down North Korea’s internet on his own

In interview, hacker Alejandro Caceres shares why he went public, what he learned and why he backs cyberwarfare

Why a private US citizen decided to take down North Korea’s internet on his own
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 7, 2024
North Korean hackers using new tactics to bypass email security, US warns
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North Korean hackers using new tactics to bypass email security, US warns

Advisory says Kimsuky is taking advantage of weak email verification settings to pass off phishing emails as legitimate

North Korean hackers using new tactics to bypass email security, US warns
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 4, 2024
Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
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Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 to April 30, 2024

Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
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NK Pro May 3, 2024
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