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

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

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

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

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

Hacking campaign on nuclear, defense sectors shares Lazarus Group tools, report says

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

“Operation Sharpshooter” has numerous technical links to the group of suspected North Korean government hackers blamed for the 2014 breach at Sony Pictures and other well-publicized attacks, according to McAfee researchers.

‘Tick’ espionage group is likely trying to hop air gaps, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

New research shows that a cyber espionage group has targeted USB drives in a likely effort to infect “air gapped” systems cut off from the internet.

Bithumb, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, loses $30 million to hackers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The theft totals over 35 billion South Korean won.

Diplomacy won’t stop North Korean hacking, South Korean officials say

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

Two top South Korean cybersecurity experts cautioned Thursday that their country is not prepared to stem the tide of North Korean hacking, regardless of two recent summits with Pyongyang that have taken place.

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