January 20, 2022

Cyber

Information related to cyber activities relating to the DPRK

How to reduce the risk of getting hacked by North Korea

How to reduce the risk of getting hacked by North Korea

Sophisticated lures make it increasingly difficult to avoid a security breach, but experts say some habits still help

How to reduce the risk of getting hacked by North Korea
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee July 21, 2021
Japan identifies North Korea as major cyber threat in national security document

Japan identifies North Korea as major cyber threat in national security document

Draft adopted on Wednesday singles out DPRK along with China and Russia, outlines plan for greater cyber defenses

Japan identifies North Korea as major cyber threat in national security document
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung July 8, 2021
North Korean hackers likely used new vulnerability to breach ROK defense firm

North Korean hackers likely used new vulnerability to breach ROK defense firm

Researchers link attacks against South Korean aerospace and nuclear research sectors to DPRK, warn of further breaches 

North Korean hackers likely used new vulnerability to breach ROK defense firm
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee July 1, 2021
Memes, NFTs, sanctions: North Korea and the evolving world of cryptocurrencies

Memes, NFTs, sanctions: North Korea and the evolving world of cryptocurrencies

Could North Korean hackers profit from their own crypto-assets?

Memes, NFTs, sanctions: North Korea and the evolving world of cryptocurrencies
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung June 29, 2021
Experts warn report on North Korea’s cyber power understates true threat

Experts warn report on North Korea’s cyber power understates true threat

Think tank puts DPRK in bottom tier after blunt assessment of cyber capabilities, but security researchers disagree

Experts warn report on North Korea’s cyber power understates true threat
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 29, 2021
How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement
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How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement

Cryptocurrency exchanges and state regulators could turn blind eye to DPRK’s illicit activities to avoid getting hit

How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement
Jenny Jun
Jenny Jun June 29, 2021
Layered cyber deterrence: A new US cyber strategy against North Korea
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Layered cyber deterrence: A new US cyber strategy against North Korea

The US is working to correct cyber asymmetries between itself and North Korea

Layered cyber deterrence: A new US cyber strategy against North Korea
Jeenho Hahm
Jeenho Hahm June 15, 2021
Teaching entrepreneurship in North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 186
Podcast

Teaching entrepreneurship in North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 186

Ian Bennett of Choson Exchange talks about running business workshops for North Koreans in Pyongyang and online

Teaching entrepreneurship in North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 186
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot June 7, 2021
North Korean hackers appear to be targeting remote workers

North Korean hackers appear to be targeting remote workers

Experts say emergent capabilities in cyber, AI have repercussions for nuclear program as well

North Korean hackers appear to be targeting remote workers
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 4, 2021
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
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