North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets energy providers around the world

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group is targeting energy providers around the world, including organizations in the US, Canada, and Japan. Talos researchers tracked a campaign, orchestrated by North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group, aimed at energy providers around the world, including organizations in the US, Canada, and Japan. The campaign was observed between February and July 2022.  The attacks […]

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GoldDragon campaign: North-Korea linked Kimsuky APT adopts victim verification technique

The North Korea-linked Kimsuky APT is behind a new campaign, tracked as GoldDragon, targeting political and diplomatic entities in South Korea in early 2022. Researchers from Kaspersky attribute a series of attacks, tracked as GoldDragon, against political and diplomatic entities located in South Korea in early 2022 to the North Korea-linked group Kimsuky. Kimsuky cyberespiona group […]

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North Korea-linked APT targets Job Seekers with macOS malware

The North Korea-linked Lazarus Group has been observed targeting job seekers with macOS malware working also on Intel and M1 chipsets. ESET researchers continue to monitor a cyberespionage campaign, tracked as “Operation In(ter)ception,” that has been active at least since June 2020. The campaign targets employees working in the aerospace and military sectors and leverages […]

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Experts linked Maui ransomware to North Korean Andariel APT

Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky linked the Maui ransomware to the North Korea-backed Andariel APT group. Kaspersky linked with medium confidence the Maui ransomware operation to the North Korea-backed APT group Andariel, which is considered a division of the Lazarus APT Group,  North Korean nation-state actors used Maui ransomware to encrypt servers providing healthcare services, including electronic […]

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North Korea-linked SharpTongue spies on email accounts with a malicious browser extension

North Korea-linked threat actor SharpTongue is using a malicious extension on Chromium-based web browsers to spy on victims’ email accounts. North Korea-linked actor SharpTongue has been using a malicious extension on Chromium-based web browsers to spy on victims’ Gmail and AOL email accounts. Researchers from cybersecurity firm Volexity tracked the threat actors as SharpTongue, but […]

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U.S. increased rewards for info on North Korea-linked threat actors to $10 million

The U.S. State Department increased rewards for information on any North Korea-linked threat actors to $10 million. In April 2020, the U.S. Departments of State, the Treasury, and Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a joint advisory that is warning organizations worldwide about the ‘significant cyber threat’ posed by the North Korean nation-state actors […]

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