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Winter Olympics hack shows how advanced groups can fake attribution

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

While Russia was expected to attempt to interfere with the games, the news that Russian spies had specially tailored to appear as if it had come from North Korea is novel.

Report: Cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damage annually

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"It is a low risk crime that provides high payoffs. A smart cybercriminal can make hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars with almost no chance of arrest or jail."

Seoul claims North Korea stole millions worth of cryptocurrency from domestic exchanges

by Chloe Kim • 2 months ago

The North is still trying to hack into South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges.

New hacking campaign targets North Korean defectors in South Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"The actors are familiar with South Korea and appear to want to spy on North Korean defectors, and on groups and individuals who help defectors," according to a researcher.

Winter Olympics targeted by nation-state level hacking campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

One month out from the 2018 Winter Olympics, hackers are targeting the games with a campaign that looks like it came from a nation-state.

North Korean hackers turn focus to cryptocurrency, point-of-sale systems during holiday season

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

RiskIQ and Proofpoint's findings reveal not only newly discovered, highly sophisticated tactics and capabilities held by North Korea's Lazarus Group, but they also highlight the internal divisions within it.

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