May 19, 2024

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

Panel of Experts estimates DPRK cybercriminals have stolen $3B since 2017 to bankroll regime’s nuclear weapons

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 21, 2024
North Korea nabs $112M from crypto exchange, launders funds via sanctioned mixer
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North Korea nabs $112M from crypto exchange, launders funds via sanctioned mixer

Lazarus Group’s use of blacklisted Tornado Cash highlights difficulty of crypto sanctions enforcement, expert says

North Korea nabs $112M from crypto exchange, launders funds via sanctioned mixer
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 18, 2024
North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333
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North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333

The NK News team talks Freedom Shield drills, the status of the DPRK’s social media accounts and more

North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 13, 2024
Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
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Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays

DPRK has killed its presence on X, YouTube and more, but its past activities may provide clues on what’s to come

Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

Washington alleges two Chinese nationals used accounts to launder some $100M in virtual assets stolen by DPRK

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 8, 2024
US warns of major new Windows vulnerability exploited by North Korean hackers
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US warns of major new Windows vulnerability exploited by North Korean hackers

Expert says ‘scary’ campaign attacking core part of computer systems could greatly benefit DPRK’s cyber operations

US warns of major new Windows vulnerability exploited by North Korean hackers
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 6, 2024
North Korean hackers upload malware to popular open-source software repository
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North Korean hackers upload malware to popular open-source software repository

Targeting decentralized repositories like PyPI enables DPRK to carry out large-scale attacks against users, expert says

North Korean hackers upload malware to popular open-source software repository
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 5, 2024
North Korean hackers stole designs from South Korean semiconductor firms: Seoul

North Korean hackers stole designs from South Korean semiconductor firms: Seoul

Spy agency says theft from two companies likely aims to support DPRK weapons and satellite programs

North Korean hackers stole designs from South Korean semiconductor firms: Seoul
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 4, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro March 1, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 to February 29, 2024

Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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NK Pro March 1, 2024
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