August 10, 2022

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

New North Korean hacking group extorting small businesses in ransomware attacks
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New North Korean hacking group extorting small businesses in ransomware attacks

Microsoft says H0lyGh0st hackers deploying increasingly sophisticated ransomware but have been unsuccessful so far

New North Korean hacking group extorting small businesses in ransomware attacks
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 15, 2022
Why the US should treat North Korean cyberattacks as seriously as missile tests
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Why the US should treat North Korean cyberattacks as seriously as missile tests

Washington has failed to revamp its strategy in response to DPRK cyber operations, imperiling denuclearization efforts

Why the US should treat North Korean cyberattacks as seriously as missile tests
Kangkyu Lee
Kangkyu Lee July 13, 2022
North Korean hackers hold medical systems hostage in ransomware attacks, US says
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North Korean hackers hold medical systems hostage in ransomware attacks, US says

Advisory states DPRK actors likely assume health sector willing to pay ransoms but does not reveal extent of damages

North Korean hackers hold medical systems hostage in ransomware attacks, US says
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 7, 2022
North Korea likely behind $100M crypto heist from blockchain bridge: Researchers
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North Korea likely behind $100M crypto heist from blockchain bridge: Researchers

Analysts say breach similar to past thefts linked to Lazarus Group and that hackers have already laundered assets

North Korea likely behind $100M crypto heist from blockchain bridge: Researchers
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 30, 2022
Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware
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Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware

DarkHotel group with possible ties to Seoul’s spy agency lures journalist and nonprofit worker using malicious emails

Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 28, 2022
Beyond missiles: Why governments aren’t waging info warfare against North Korea
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Beyond missiles: Why governments aren’t waging info warfare against North Korea

Getting uncensored information into DPRK could drive change, though experts caution not everything possible is advisable

Beyond missiles: Why governments aren’t waging info warfare against North Korea
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 20, 2022
A former North Korean propagandist takes his artistic rebellion to blockchain

A former North Korean propagandist takes his artistic rebellion to blockchain

In NFT gallery, Sun Mu pairs Kim Jong Un with Mickey Mouse to make statement about peace on Korean Peninsula

A former North Korean propagandist takes his artistic rebellion to blockchain
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 10, 2022
North Korea in May 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in May 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in May 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro June 3, 2022
North Korean hackers spread malware through fake updates for network routers
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North Korean hackers spread malware through fake updates for network routers

While malware not new, disguising it as a router update is a first for Kimsuky, researchers say

North Korean hackers spread malware through fake updates for network routers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 1, 2022
Inside North Korea’s Lazarus heist hack — NKNews Podcast Ep. 238
Podcast

Inside North Korea’s Lazarus heist hack — NKNews Podcast Ep. 238

Geoff White discusses the DPRK’s global campaign of cyberattacks, from Sony Pictures to WannaCry and more

Inside North Korea’s Lazarus heist hack — NKNews Podcast Ep. 238
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 31, 2022
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