State-backed North Korean hackers have a smart way of reading your Gmail
Security researchers revealed never-seen-before malware that competent North Korean hackers use to sneak, read, and access the attachments and emails from AOL and Gmail users' accounts.
A malware, dubbed SHARPEXT by security researchers from security firm Volexity, uses smart methods to download... Read more
‘North Korean hackers attack company developing Covid-19 vaccine’
Hackers suspected to be based from North Korea seem to be targeting employees of the British-Swiss pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. The company is at an advanced stage in the development of a vaccine against Covid-19.
The hackers are said to have approached employees of AstraZeneca via Linked... Read more
North Korean hackers target U.S. aerospace and defence industry
Hackers from North Korea are directing their attacks to target U.S. defense and aerospace industries. “Operation North Star” is the name given to the malicious attacks which targeted employees and other sensitive parties affiliated to the sectors.
The operation used documents, advertising jo... Read more
‘South Korea hacked North Koreans through 5 zero-day weaknesses’
Five Zero-Day vulnerabilities are said to have been used over the past year to hack targets in North Korea, according to researchers from the Google Threat Analysis Group. While Google itself makes no statements about who is behind the attacks, cyber security firm Kaspersky points to neighbouring S... Read more