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UK Government links the WannaCry attack that crippled NHS to North Korea

UK Government blamed North Korea for the WannaCry attack that affected a third of English hospitals. “This attack, we believe quite strongly that it came from a foreign state,” Ben Wallace, a junior minister for security, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. “North Korea was the state that we believe was involved in this worldwide atta
Publish At:2017-10-27 15:05 | Read:1188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware hospitals m

Russian firm provides North Korea with second Internet route

Dyn Research discovered traffic coming from North Korea running over the Russian TransTeleCom network, this is the second internet route of the regime. North Korea gets a second Internet connection thanks to the support of a state-owned Russian firm. From the perspective of security analysts, this second connection will improve in a significant way the cyber
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:1687 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security DDoS Hacking North Korea Pyongyang

North Korea-Linked Lazarus APT targets U.S. Defense contractors

The North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. According to Palo Alto Networks, the North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its
Publish At:2017-08-14 18:00 | Read:1058 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence cyber esp

Experts found a link between the KONNI attacks and DarkHotel campaigns against NK

Experts at Cylance noticed that the decoy document used in KONNI attacks is similar to the one used in recent campaigns of the DarkHotel APT. In May, Cisco Talos team discovered a RAT dubbed KONNI malware that targets organizations linked to North Korea. The malware, dubbed by researchers “KONNI,” was undetected for more than 3 years and was used in highly
Publish At:2017-08-10 06:15 | Read:1323 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware cyber espiona

Joint Technical Alert published by DHS and FBI warns of North Korea’s Hidden Cobra APT

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a technical alert about the activity of the North Korea’s ‘Hidden Cobra’ APT group. The joint Technical Alert (TA) report is the result of the efforts between of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The US Government has tracke
Publish At:2017-06-14 20:30 | Read:1455 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare cyber espionage DHS Hidden C

A new report links North Korea to the Lazarus APT Group

Moscow-based threat intelligence firm Group-IB published a report that details evidence linking the Lazarus APT Group to North Korea. Researchers at security firm Group-IB released a report that links the notorious Lazarus APT to North Korea. The activity of the Lazarus Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members used mostly custom-tailored malware in their a
Publish At:2017-05-31 17:55 | Read:1729 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking cyber espionage Laza

Who’s Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attacks?

Many countries are still reeling from the overwhelming ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, that took the world by surprise last Friday. In the wake of these attacks, cybersecurity experts are scrambling to figure out the details and take preventive measures against further propagation. Given the extensive nature of the attacks, and the enormous number of v
Publish At:2017-05-16 19:15 | Read:2027 | Comments:0 | Tags:News north korea nsa wannacry

Security experts link WannaCry ransomware to Lazarus Group

In the IT security community several experts start linking the WannaCry ransomware to the Lazarus Group due to similarities in the attack codes. The security researcher at Google Neel Mehta published a mysterious tweet using the #WannaCryptAttribution hashtag. What did he mean? 9c7c7149387a1c79679a87dd1ba755bc @ 0x402560, 0x40F598ac21c8ad899727137c4b94458d7
Publish At:2017-05-16 09:30 | Read:1345 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking Laz

Threat actors leverage the KONNI Malware to target organizations linked to North Korea

Cisco Talos team discovered a RAT dubbed KONNI malware that target organizations linked to North Korea. Here you are an analysis of its evolution. Security researchers at Cisco Talos team have discovered a remote access Trojan (RAT) that target organizations linked to North Korea. The malware, dubbed by researchers “KONNI,” was undetected for more than 3 yea
Publish At:2017-05-05 21:25 | Read:1345 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware cyber espionage Hacking K

US blames North Korea for the $81 million Bangladesh cyber heist

US federal prosecutors speculate the involvement of North Korea in the cyber heist of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Federal Reserve Bank. The news was reported by The Wall Street Journal, prosecutors suspect the involvement of Chinese middlemen who helped the Government of Pyongyang to organize the cyber theft. In February 2016,
Publish At:2017-03-24 12:25 | Read:1326 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intellig

South Korea targeted by a cyber espionage campaign, experts blame Norks

South Korea is once against under attack, alleged nation-state hackers have launched a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign on organizations in the public sector. According to the experts at Cisco Talos, the cyber espionage campaign was active between November 2016 and January 2017 and leveraged on vulnerabilities in a Korean language word processing progr
Publish At:2017-02-24 10:20 | Read:1062 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Intelligence Hacking Information Warfare N

A mistake allowed us a peek into North Korea Internet infrastructure

A mistake allowed us a peek into the North Korea Internet infrastructure, a security researcher discovered that Pyongyang has just 28 websites. The North Korea is one of the countries that most of all is investing to improve its cyber capabilities and that has one of the largest cyber armies. But North Korea is also known for its limited exposure on the In
Publish At:2016-09-21 08:45 | Read:1845 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security DNS name server North Korea N

South accuses North Korea for massive data breach affecting 10 million online shoppers

Authorities in South Korea are blaming hackers from North Korea for a massive data breach affecting 10 million Interpark online shoppers. North Korea launched a new cyber attack against the South, according to the Government of Seoul a massive data breach exposed data belonging to an Internet shopping mall. This week, authorities in South Korea accused the N
Publish At:2016-07-30 01:15 | Read:2485 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking General Bure

North Korean Hackers stole defense documents and photos from South

The Government of Seoul reported that North Korean Hackers stole defense-related documents and photos from two South Korean companies. The news that North Korean hackers have stolen thousands of records from private firms and state agencies in the South Korea is not new. In the last wave of attacks, the North Korean hackers have stolen more than 42,000 inter
Publish At:2016-06-14 08:30 | Read:1564 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Information Warfare North Korea

New evidence links the NK Lazarus Group to SWIFT banking attacks

The Analysis of SWIFT attacks revealed five additional pieces of malware containing portions of code shared by Lazarus Group. While security experts continue to investigate the cyber heists that involved SWIFT systems, new evidence collected by a senior security researcher from Anomali Labs link the malware to the North Korean hacker crew known as Lazarus Gr
Publish At:2016-06-02 21:50 | Read:1761 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT bank he

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