North Korea

State backed hackers

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, North Korean, Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks

The EU has imposed travel and financial sanctions on a section of Russia’s military intelligence service and on business entities from North Korea and China over their involv...

Social media

Cyber spies use LinkedIn to hack European defence businesses

Hackers posed as recruiters working for US defence giants Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics on LinkedIn to break into the networks of military contractors in Europe, cyber-sec...

Security

US officials suggest North Korea hacking threatens the global financial system

American government officials have warned about the threat of North Korean hackers, calling particular attention to the financial services sector. 

Crypto

US charges two Chinese nationals with helping North Korea steal millions in cryptocurrency

The Justice Department in the United States has charged two Chinese nationals with laundering more than $100 million in cryptocurrency on behalf of North Korea, in court filings th...

Hackers

Microsoft says North Korean cyber espionage group stole sensitive information

Microsoft Corp stated in a blog entry posted yesterday that it has taken control of 50 web domains which were used by a cyber espionage and hacking group called “Thallium” to steal...