Despite North Korea's isolation from the rest of the world, the country's ruling elite use the internet to escape economic sanctions and to find and tackle new money-making opportunities, legal or not.
A new ransomware strain named Ryuk is making the rounds, and, according to current reports, the group behind it has already made over $640,000 worth of Bitcoin.
A vulnerability in the VBScript engine has been used by hackers working for North Korea to compromise systems targeted by the Darkhotel operation.
Security researchers have analyzed malware samples from threat actors associated with North Korea and discovered connections with tools from older unattributed campaigns.
Two separate sources have confirmed that the USB-powered fans handed out at the North Korea-United States political summit that took place on June 12 were most likely clean and not infected with malware.
A North Korean cyber-espionage group has exploited an ActiveX zero-day to infect South Korean targets with malware or steal data from compromised systems, local media and security researchers have reported.
For a month leading up to today's historic meet between North and South Korea's presidents, a North Korean hacking group has amplified operations and has targeted a wide variety of business sectors in at least 17 countries. The purpose of this campaign was to infect organizations, perform reconnaissance, and steal sensitive data.
Following the publication of a report in July 2017, North Korea's elites, some of the country's few citizens allowed on the Internet, have greatly altered their online behavior, and are now obfuscating their browsing activity, and have ditched US websites like Facebook or Instagram for alternative Chinese social networks.
A lesser-known North Korean cyber-espionage outfit has become more active on the international scene in 2017, after spending the previous five years targeting only South Korean government agencies and North Korean defectors.
YouBit, a South Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange, has filed for bankruptcy and will shut down later today after getting hacked for the second time this year.
In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert has officially blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware incident that devasted hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May this year.
Evidence suggests the infamous Lazarus Group, a hacking crew believed to be operating out of North Korea, is behind the recent hack on the Far Eastern International Bank (FEIB) in Taiwan.
A group of hackers is using a sophisticated technique of hijacking ongoing email conversations to insert malicious documents that appear to be coming from a legitimate source and infect other targets participating in the same conversational thread.
The North Korean cyber-espionage group known as the Lazarus Group has been busy hacking US defense contractors, according to a report published on Monday by security research firm Palo Alto Networks.
The DarkHotel hacking group, a threat actor known to engage in advanced cyber-espionage tactics, has shifted operations from targeting CEOs and businessmen to political figures.
In a US-CERT report released yesterday afternoon, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have published IOCs about a malware family known as DeltaCharlie, used by North Korea to create its private DDoS botnet.
A 53-page report released today by Group-IB, a Russian cyber-security vendor, contains new evidence that cements the theory that the North Korean government is behind the Lazarus Group, a cyber-espionage outfit.
This week was a busy with lots of little variants discussed below and a new version of the Jaff Ransomware circulating via MALSPAM. The big news is that AES-NI decided to close shop and has starting releasing the master decryption keys so people can get their files back for free.
On Friday, North Korea denied allegations that it was somehow responsible for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak that affected over 240,000 computers in nearly 200 countries across the globe.