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July 25, 2024

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Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean websites go dark after botched server upgrade

North Korean websites go dark after botched server upgrade

Official news portals and government agencies temporarily unavailable due to misconfiguration

North Korean websites go dark after botched server upgrade
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 25, 2021
North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions
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North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions

Researchers suggest Kimsuky phishing attempts follow predictable pattern

North Korea’s hackers launch attacks following action on sanctions
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee May 21, 2021
EU extends sanctions to combat cyberattacks from North Korea and others

EU extends sanctions to combat cyberattacks from North Korea and others

Chosun Expo, a North Korea-linked entity, has been listed in EU sanctions since July 2020

EU extends sanctions to combat cyberattacks from North Korea and others
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 19, 2021
North Koreans attended virtual seminars with outside world: Choson Exchange

North Koreans attended virtual seminars with outside world: Choson Exchange

Virtual exchanges with the DPRK are entirely feasible, says Singapore-based organization

North Koreans attended virtual seminars with outside world: Choson Exchange
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 13, 2021
North Korea is stronger and more resilient than US policymakers think
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North Korea is stronger and more resilient than US policymakers think

The Biden administration must consider whether the status quo is really unsustainable for Pyongyang

North Korea is stronger and more resilient than US policymakers think
Kangkyu Lee
Kangkyu Lee May 12, 2021
DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled
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DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled

North Korea’s Lazarus Group used elaborate personas and encrypted chats to break into major pharma company

DPRK hackers create fake LinkedIn profiles so good that even experts are fooled
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee April 29, 2021
North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs
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North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs

Cybersecurity firm outlines Lazarus-attributed phishing attempt in recent report

North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 20, 2021
South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers

South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers

The drones will monitor airports and nuclear power plants, but could have implications for defense against North Korea

South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung April 19, 2021
North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report
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North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report

Group-IB’s analysis of a Lazarus CC-skimming campaign also revealed malware designed to steal BTC, ETH

North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 16, 2021
US fears North Korea can rattle power plants and hospitals through cyberattacks

US fears North Korea can rattle power plants and hospitals through cyberattacks

Pyongyang will be a “disruptive player” as its cyberattack and weapons capabilities grow, US intelligence report says

US fears North Korea can rattle power plants and hospitals through cyberattacks
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung April 14, 2021
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