Month: September 2019

North Korean Spear-Phishing Attack Targets U.S. Firms

Researchers warn that U.S. firms are being targeted with legitimate – but trojanized – documents that are often socially engineered to a tee.

North Korean hackers target U.S. entities amid stalled denuclearization talks

A hacking group with ties to North Korea has been targeting U.S. entities with malicious documents as it works to hide its tracks better, according to research from Maryland-based cybersecurity firm Prevailion.

North Korea hackers spy on nuclear, sanctions experts: report

North Korea-linked hackers have expanded their campaign to spy on experts researching nuclear deterrence, North Korea’s nuclear submarine program and North Korean economic sanctions, according to research from Prevailion.

Image of SSB phishing lure used to target victims - Word doc

Autumn Aperture Report

In what is assessed to be an expansion of a coordinated effort to target U.S.-based entities, an emerging and increasingly sophisticated campaign employing obscure file formats poses significant risk — and highlights the need for vigilance around third-party relations.

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