April 24, 2024

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

North Korean hackers are turning emails into real-life ATM cash withdrawals

North Korean hackers are turning emails into real-life ATM cash withdrawals

Operation FastCash 2.0 may be combining North Korea-linked hackers and real-world gangs to collect money for the DPRK

North Korean hackers are turning emails into real-life ATM cash withdrawals
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy August 27, 2020
North Korean hackers use European privacy laws to hide malicious code

North Korean hackers use European privacy laws to hide malicious code

Lazarus Group suspected of a social engineering attack that uses GDPR notice on fake job offer sent via LinkedIn

North Korean hackers use European privacy laws to hide malicious code
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 26, 2020
North Korea working to influence November election, US intel official says

North Korea working to influence November election, US intel official says

Head of U.S. Counterintelligence short on specifics concerning the DPRK threat, however

North Korea working to influence November election, US intel official says
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 21, 2020
New malware strain indicates North Korean cyber groups share malicious tools

New malware strain indicates North Korean cyber groups share malicious tools

Security firm sees “malware lineage” across hacking units as U.S. agencies link malicious code variant to DPRK

New malware strain indicates North Korean cyber groups share malicious tools
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 20, 2020
North Korean IT workers are illegally making big money abroad: Investigation

North Korean IT workers are illegally making big money abroad: Investigation

IT workers under the Munitions Industry Department likely raised over $1.2 million in 2019: UN report

North Korean IT workers are illegally making big money abroad: Investigation
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy August 18, 2020
Why insurance companies might be stuck paying ransoms to North Korean hackers

Why insurance companies might be stuck paying ransoms to North Korean hackers

North Korean hackers make ransoms cheaper than backup and restoration costs, making it likely companies will pay up

Why insurance companies might be stuck paying ransoms to North Korean hackers
Shea Cotton
Shea Cotton August 18, 2020
More than 6,000 hackers are working for North Korea worldwide, report says

More than 6,000 hackers are working for North Korea worldwide, report says

A U.S. Army Techniques Publication manual details the scale of North Korea's antagonistic cyber units

More than 6,000 hackers are working for North Korea worldwide, report says
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy August 17, 2020
North Korean hackers called victims on Whatsapp in bold attack on defense firms

North Korean hackers called victims on Whatsapp in bold attack on defense firms

Lazarus Group spent months on risky social engineering campaign to steal sensitive data, researchers found

North Korean hackers called victims on Whatsapp in bold attack on defense firms
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 14, 2020
How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech
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How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech

An unpublished U.N. report details several key technological developments made by the DPRK in recent years

How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda August 7, 2020
North Korea now using untraceable cryptocurrency for sanctions evasion

North Korea now using untraceable cryptocurrency for sanctions evasion

Cyber groups linked to DPRK hide illicit trade and cash out stolen funds via ‘altcoin’ transfers, Panel of Experts finds

North Korea now using untraceable cryptocurrency for sanctions evasion
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 7, 2020
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