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June 18, 2024

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Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm
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North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm

Hackers concealed malicious script inside a word processing file specifically targeting defectors in South Korea

North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 11, 2022
North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions

North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions

Pyongyang says Washington ginning up an ‘anti-DPRK racket’ after Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency mixer Blender

North Korea slams US tech ‘hegemony’ after latest crypto-related sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 9, 2022
US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
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US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion

Blender.io used to launder $20 million from March 2021 Axie Infinity heist, State Department says

US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 7, 2022
Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats

President-elect’s transition committee releases 110 national tasks including inter-Korean, foreign and defense policies

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 4, 2022
Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’

North Korean spy paid the two over $600,000 in bitcoin to hack military command and control systems, police say

Two South Koreans arrested for helping Pyongyang steal ‘military secrets’
What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?

What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?

China’s data privacy laws and friction with the West may soon make ship tracking information hard to come by in Asia

What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 29, 2022
Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking

Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking

Agency says DPRK uses The Netherlands’ fast internet to stage targeted attacks on cybersecurity researchers

Dutch intelligence says North Korea using Netherlands-based servers for hacking
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 29, 2022
North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec
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North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec

Cybersecurity firm says DPRK’s Stonefly group used the powerful Log4j exploit against unnamed engineering firm

North Korean hackers look to steal tech with military applications: Symantec
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 29, 2022
US indicts Spanish aristocrat, British crypto expert for aiding North Korea

US indicts Spanish aristocrat, British crypto expert for aiding North Korea

Alejandro Cao de Benos and Christopher Emms allegedly helped American crypto guru Virgil Griffith gain access to DPRK

US indicts Spanish aristocrat, British crypto expert for aiding North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 26, 2022
North Korea moves illicit crypto as authorities struggle to keep up
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North Korea moves illicit crypto as authorities struggle to keep up

DPRK-linked ethereum account moved $100 million within 48 hours of sanctions designation, blockchain analysis shows

North Korea moves illicit crypto as authorities struggle to keep up
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 25, 2022
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