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Hackers tied to North Korea target South Korea through Google Play Store, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

"We can say it with high confidence that the Lazarus Group is now operating in the mobile world."

U.S. CERT issues report on remote hacking tool used by North Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"North Korea keeps trying to find ways to come in under threshold deterrence, response, retaliation," one expert said.

Hackers linked to North Korea targeted U.S. ICS companies, breached energy firm

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Multiple sources tell CyberScoop that the report details an energy company that was breached by what is thought to be North Korea-linked hackers.

In-progress email threads were hacked to spearphish private companies, report says

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The ongoing campaign has several eyebrow-raising but ultimately inconclusive links to previous attacks that could be the work of North Korean hackers, according to Palo Alto Networks.

U.S. official: American companies avoided government help when WannaCry, NotPetya hit

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

A top Homeland Security official says the U.S. government was unable to fully measure the scale and impact of two recent ransomware outbreaks, dubbed WannaCry and NotPetya, in America due to a lack of private sector engagement.

As Trump promises 'fire and fury,' North Korean hackers target U.S. defense contractors

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Hackers linked to a North Korean cyber espionage group — best known for a global ransomware attack dubbed "WannaCry" — are now actively targeting U.S. defense contractors.

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