April 22, 2024

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean hackers breached sensitive defense network at Russian firm
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North Korean hackers breached sensitive defense network at Russian firm

DPRK-linked Lazarus Group accessed restricted data by using “highly interesting technique,” according to Kaspersky

North Korean hackers breached sensitive defense network at Russian firm
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy February 26, 2021
US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft
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US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft

Cybersecurity agency aims to disrupt ongoing attacks against finance and energy sectors by DPRK-linked Lazarus Group

US hits North Korean hackers back with new details on cryptocurrency theft
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 22, 2021
US Bitcoin service to pay $507,375 after North Koreans used its platform
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US Bitcoin service to pay $507,375 after North Koreans used its platform

U.S. Treasury says that BitPay allowed individuals in North Korea to make transactions, despite sanctions

US Bitcoin service to pay $507,375 after North Koreans used its platform
David Volodzko
David Volodzko February 19, 2021
New South Korean bill calls for more public info on North Korean cyberattacks

New South Korean bill calls for more public info on North Korean cyberattacks

The bill surfaces just days after a Seoul lawmaker argued with the NIS over whether North Koreans hacked Pfizer

New South Korean bill calls for more public info on North Korean cyberattacks
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung February 19, 2021
Canadian man worked with North Koreans on $1.3 billion hacking scheme, US says

Canadian man worked with North Koreans on $1.3 billion hacking scheme, US says

Three North Korean hackers charged with conspiring on cyber-attacks and cryptocurrency theft

Canadian man worked with North Koreans on $1.3 billion hacking scheme, US says
David Volodzko
David Volodzko February 17, 2021
UN panel calls out North Korea for cyberattacks on defense industries
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UN panel calls out North Korea for cyberattacks on defense industries

Draft report describes malicious emails to panel members and extended attacks against defense sector

UN panel calls out North Korea for cyberattacks on defense industries
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy February 15, 2021
North Korean hackers stole $316 million in less than two years, UN report says
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North Korean hackers stole $316 million in less than two years, UN report says

One DPRK cyberattack stole an estimated $275 million to $281 million in Sept. 2020

North Korean hackers stole $316 million in less than two years, UN report says
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy February 10, 2021
DPRK hackers used unknown Internet Explorer bug in attack on security analysts
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DPRK hackers used unknown Internet Explorer bug in attack on security analysts

Days after Google disclosed cyber campaign, South Korean firm finds criminals used zero-day in Internet Explorer

DPRK hackers used unknown Internet Explorer bug in attack on security analysts
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy February 8, 2021
Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign
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Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign

Researchers warn malicious Word document attempts to steal data from compromised computers

Cybercriminals used NK News content in malware campaign
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee February 5, 2021
How Biden’s cybersecurity team can blunt North Korea’s ‘all-purpose sword’
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How Biden’s cybersecurity team can blunt North Korea’s ‘all-purpose sword’

Cybercrime is becoming an acute threat worldwide, and the Biden-Harris administration is paying attention to the DPRK

How Biden’s cybersecurity team can blunt North Korea’s ‘all-purpose sword’
Jeenho Hahm
Jeenho Hahm January 27, 2021
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