February 06, 2023

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

US appoints first cryptocurrency crime czar as North Korean cybertheft ramps up

US appoints first cryptocurrency crime czar as North Korean cybertheft ramps up

Washington on the right track but it’s unlikely able to reclaim stolen crypto from DPRK-linked groups, experts say

US appoints first cryptocurrency crime czar as North Korean cybertheft ramps up
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 18, 2022
North Korea deploys ‘sophisticated’ techniques to launder cryptocurrency: Report

North Korea deploys ‘sophisticated’ techniques to launder cryptocurrency: Report

DPRK-linked cyber criminals are taking advantage of novel fintech platforms to circumvent regulation, report says

North Korea deploys ‘sophisticated’ techniques to launder cryptocurrency: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 17, 2022
Why the rise of AI and space radar is bad news for North Korean smugglers

Why the rise of AI and space radar is bad news for North Korean smugglers

Advances in artificial intelligence make it possible to detect illicit activity from space, even in the dead of night

Why the rise of AI and space radar is bad news for North Korean smugglers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 15, 2022
North Korean hackers deploy popular software to spy on targets: Report

North Korean hackers deploy popular software to spy on targets: Report

DPRK-linked Kimsuky group used modified malware to distribute the remote administration tool, cybersecurity firm says

North Korean hackers deploy popular software to spy on targets: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 9, 2022
Hackers likely helped North Korea build hypersonic missile: UN report

Hackers likely helped North Korea build hypersonic missile: UN report

Draft report says DPRK may have obtained technical know-how for advanced weapon through cyberattack

Hackers likely helped North Korea build hypersonic missile: UN report
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 8, 2022
Experts fear repercussions from ongoing cyberattacks against North Korean IT

Experts fear repercussions from ongoing cyberattacks against North Korean IT

Critics say disruptions may interfere with cyber operations against DPRK and reduce North Korean access to foreign media

Experts fear repercussions from ongoing cyberattacks against North Korean IT
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 4, 2022
New cyberattack hits North Korea after hacker claims responsibility for outages

New cyberattack hits North Korea after hacker claims responsibility for outages

Researcher says attacks on internet servers are retaliation for DPRK phishing campaign against cybersecurity experts

New cyberattack hits North Korea after hacker claims responsibility for outages
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 3, 2022
New cyberattack targets North Korean foreign ministry; attribution unclear
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New cyberattack targets North Korean foreign ministry; attribution unclear

Denial-of-service campaigns are both inexpensive and likely ineffective as a deterrent, experts say

New cyberattack targets North Korean foreign ministry; attribution unclear
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 2, 2022
North Korean malware uses new trick to avoid analysis and detection
NK PRO

North Korean malware uses new trick to avoid analysis and detection

Remote Access Trojan by DPRK-linked Konni hackers encrypts code with secret keys to frustrate cybersecurity researchers

North Korean malware uses new trick to avoid analysis and detection
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee January 28, 2022
North Korea defends against third wave of cyberattacks
NK PRO

North Korea defends against third wave of cyberattacks

Pyongyang’s internet connection stays up despite increasingly powerful denial-of-service attacks

North Korea defends against third wave of cyberattacks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee January 28, 2022
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