Tags North Korea

Hacking tools used by North Korea's Lazarus Group aimed at Russian targets

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Check Point cautions that while it’s “problematic” to definitively pinpoint who’s responsible for such an attack, its “analysis reveals intrinsic connections to the tactics, techniques and tools used by the North Korean APT group[.]”

U.S. announces disruption of ‘Joanap’ botnet linked with North Korea

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Joanap's disruption comes after U.S. charges against a North Korean linked with the Sony Pictures hack.

Cyberthreats rise to the top at Senate hearing on worldwide dangers for U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The hearing gives a snapshot of the threats at the forefront of U.S. intelligence chiefs’ minds, and foreign hacking featured prominently.

North Korea could accelerate commercial espionage to meet Kim's economic deadline

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Kim Jong Un's New Year message was clear: it's time to develop the economy.

Too soon to attribute cyberattack that disrupted U.S. newspapers, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The attack last week against the Tribune Company disrupted printing operations at papers including the Los Angeles Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Hackers steal data on 1,000 North Korean defectors, jeopardizing their safety

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

South Korean officials say the data was exposed as a result of a malware infection at a defector resettlement agency.

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