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Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korea’s sophisticated cyberattacks signal desperation — not aspiration
NK PRO

North Korea’s sophisticated cyberattacks signal desperation — not aspiration

Sanctions, natural disasters and COVID-19 are driving North Korea to rely on cyberwarfare for survival in 2020

North Korea’s sophisticated cyberattacks signal desperation — not aspiration
Jeenho Hahm
Jeenho Hahm October 16, 2020
How the US plans to crack down on ransom payments to North Korean hackers
NK PRO

How the US plans to crack down on ransom payments to North Korean hackers

In October, the U.S. issued new guidelines warning tech firms that they can face fines for paying ransoms to the DPRK

How the US plans to crack down on ransom payments to North Korean hackers
Shea Cotton
Shea Cotton October 7, 2020
South Korea accuses North Korea of hacking attempts against science ministry

South Korea accuses North Korea of hacking attempts against science ministry

South Korea's science ministry attributed seven attacks to the DPRK between January and the end of July

South Korea accuses North Korea of hacking attempts against science ministry
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy October 6, 2020
North Korea’s rapidly evolving tech scene — NKNews Podcast Ep.149
Podcast

North Korea’s rapidly evolving tech scene — NKNews Podcast Ep.149

Author Jieun Baek and North Korea Tech's Martyn Williams speak with NK News about the state of DPRK technology

North Korea’s rapidly evolving tech scene — NKNews Podcast Ep.149
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot October 6, 2020
North Korea likely paid Russian hackers for access to bank networks

North Korea likely paid Russian hackers for access to bank networks

Researchers find link between “malware-as-a-service” providers and DPRK cyber thieves with stolen bitcoins to spend

North Korea likely paid Russian hackers for access to bank networks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee September 17, 2020
Why North Korean cyber attacks will get worse — and US intelligence won’t help

Why North Korean cyber attacks will get worse — and US intelligence won’t help

Pyongyang is hurting and uses hackers to ease that pain, but Washington is unlikely to waste its powers on crypto theft

Why North Korean cyber attacks will get worse — and US intelligence won’t help
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee September 11, 2020
Why China censored Kim Jong Un coma rumors and staged a lag on false information
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Why China censored Kim Jong Un coma rumors and staged a lag on false information

Beijing's censorship might be a good faith effort in stopping rumors — or it might be an attempt to cover something up

Why China censored Kim Jong Un coma rumors and staged a lag on false information
John Petrushka
John Petrushka September 3, 2020
North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

The US will take “strong actions” to show that missile launch “blackmail” doesn’t work, David Stilwell says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 3, 2020
North Korea denies involvement in a global ATM hacking scheme, despite US claims

North Korea denies involvement in a global ATM hacking scheme, despite US claims

North Korea says U.S. accusations are false and are merely an effort to divert scrutiny away from American cybercrimes

North Korea denies involvement in a global ATM hacking scheme, despite US claims
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 31, 2020
US tries to seize 280 cryptocurrency accounts linked to North Korean hacks

US tries to seize 280 cryptocurrency accounts linked to North Korean hacks

DPRK-linked hackers attacked U.S. and South Korean exchanges, then converted stolen alt-coins to other currencies

US tries to seize 280 cryptocurrency accounts linked to North Korean hacks
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy August 28, 2020
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