December 08, 2022

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report

North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report

DPRK allegedly hired Russians to create accounts for North Koreans to evade sanctions, UN Panel of Experts report states

North Korean IT workers sell their skills on freelance platform Upwork: Report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer September 20, 2022
Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
NK PRO

Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase

National Security Office official says South Korea late to improving cyber deterrence and will emulate US Cyber Command

Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Nils Weisensee September 20, 2022
North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
NK PRO

North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack

Attack linked to Lazarus Group uses malware-laced client as lure to gain access, researchers say

North Korean hackers corrupt open-source app to hijack computers in novel attack
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee September 16, 2022
US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers
NK PRO

US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers

Sanctioning Tornado Cash has spawned legal challenges that could impact regulators’ ability to go after DPRK cyber crime

US faces blowback over sanctions on code utilized by North Korean hackers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 15, 2022
Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century

Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century

‘The Lazarus Heist’ exposes evolution of Pyongyang’s cyberwarfare and how it has resorted to digital crime to survive

Book review: North Korea’s cyber transformation for the 21st century
David Tizzard
David Tizzard September 13, 2022
North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit
NK PRO

North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit

Cisco Talos’ research spreads new light on Pyongyang’s efforts to infiltrate energy, other critical industries

North Korean hackers spread malware trio through powerful zero-day exploit
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 9, 2022
US seizes $30M from North Korean hackers behind Axie Infinity mega-heist
NK PRO

US seizes $30M from North Korean hackers behind Axie Infinity mega-heist

While just a fraction of what the Lazarus Group stole, the seizure is a win against rampant North Korean cybercrime

US seizes $30M from North Korean hackers behind Axie Infinity mega-heist
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 9, 2022
US training allies on how to combat North Korean cyberattacks

US training allies on how to combat North Korean cyberattacks

State Department says it's hosting multiday courses through 2023 as DPRK hackers increase attacks on financial systems

US training allies on how to combat North Korean cyberattacks
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Ifang Bremer September 8, 2022
North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
NK PRO

North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product

Service advertised in recent brochure likely aims at concentrating foreign currency in state hands, experts say

North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Sojin Jung September 6, 2022
Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information

Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information

Unclear who is behind data breach from Korea Global Forum for Peace, which high-profile officials attended last week

Hack on North Korea peace forum exposes participants’ personal information
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 5, 2022
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