North Korea

North Korea launches cyber-attacks on Semiconductor industry

North Korea, under the leadership of Kim Jong-un, faces stringent sanctions from Western nations, exacerbating the nation’s dire shortage of semiconductor equipment crucial for its nuclear, satellite, and intelligence operations. In response to this scarcity, North Korea has intensified its espionage and cyber-attacks, particularly targeting companies in South Korea manufacturing semiconductor equipment. These attacks aim […]

North Korea raked $3 billion from Ransomware and US offers $10m for Hive

Recent estimates suggest that North Korea has amassed approximately $3 billion through a series of ransomware attacks targeting businesses and other cyber-attacks on cryptocurrency trading platforms. These illicit gains are believed to be directed towards supporting Kim Jong Un’s nuclear ambitions. A UN report, corroborated by Reuters News Agency, indicates that the Democratic People’s Republic […]

North Korean cyber attacks income and free VPN data breach

According to a report published by Japanese news resource Nikkei, it has been revealed that the North Korean government is actively engaging in cyber attacks on the digital infrastructure of its adversaries. This information is not entirely new, as many are already aware of the country’s involvement in such activities. However, what sets this report […]

North Korea dedicates a hacking group to fund cyber crime

North Korea has established a hacking group named APT43 to fund its cybercrime activities, aimed at advancing Pyongyang’s geopolitical interests. According to a study conducted by se-curity firm Mandiant, the group has been in operation since 2018 and has now been tasked with carrying out both espionage and financially motivated attacks such as credential harvesting […]

North Korea steals $1.3 billion worth of digital currency

According to a secret mission launched by South Korean Spy Agency ‘The National Intelligence Service (NIS)’ North Korea hackers have so far managed to siphon $1.2 billion worth digital currency with a large amount($686 million) stolen in the current year i.e. 2022. NIS anticipates that the year 2023 will witness more such attacks from Kim […]

United States offers $5 million rewards for Information on Cyber Attacks launched by North Korea

For the past 3-4 years, North Korea has been funding Kim Jong’s Nuclear ambition by launching cyber attacks leading to data breaches, stealing cryptocurrencies from exchanges and individual wallets, selling illegal arms to internationally acclaimed criminals such as terrorists, and conducting money laundering crime. In order to put a full stop to all such crimes, […]

US Government warns against recruiting Information Technology workers from China, North Korea and Russia

United States government has issued a warning against recruitment of IT workers from countries like China, North Korea and Russia. The reason is that the Biden led government suspects such recruitments might turn dangerous to the national infrastructure. As of now, an executive order to not recruit people from Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is […]

North Korea hackers sending Corona Vaccine related phishing emails

The relationship between North Korea and South Korea is not on good terms for the past few years and that’s probably because of the notorious mind and actions of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Fresh reports are in that a hacking group possibly funded by North Korea Intelligence has been strategically targeting South Korean citizens […]

US hacker claims to have downed the internet of North Korea

A hacker from United States named P4x has admitted that he took down the internet of North Korea last week by launching a distributed denial of service attack on the central DNS servers of the country. The denial of service attack launched by P4x was retaliation for the digital attack made on him or the […]

DDoS Cyber Attack downs internet in North Korea

A distributed denial of service attack, fondly known as DDoS, has reportedly hit North Korea in early hours of Wednesday, bringing down whole of the connectivity to a near halt. South Korea launched the attack in retaliation for the Kim Jong Un’s fifth missile test conducted a few days ago. “Nearly all the web and […]

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