N. Korea-linked Kimsuky Shifts to Compiled HTML Help Files in Ongoing Cyberattacks

N. Korea-linked Kimsuky Shifts to Compiled HTML Help Files in Ongoing Cyberattacks

N. Korea-linked Kimsuky Shifts to Compiled HTML Help Files in Ongoing Cyberattacks The North Korea-linked threat actor known as Kimsuky (aka Black Banshee, Emerald Sleet, or Springtail) has been observed shifting its tactics, leveraging Compiled HTML Help (CHM) files as vectors to deliver malware for harvesting sensitive data. Kimsuky, active since at Read more…

Kimsuky Hackers

Kimsuky Hackers Deploying AppleSeed, Meterpreter, and TinyNuke in Latest Attacks

Kimsuky Hackers Deploying AppleSeed, Meterpreter, and TinyNuke in Latest Attacks Dec 29, 2023NewsroomMalware / Cyber Threat Nation-state actors affiliated to North Korea have been observed using spear-phishing attacks to deliver an assortment of backdoors and tools such as AppleSeed, Meterpreter, and TinyNuke to seize control of compromised machines. South Korea-based Read more…

Backdoor Attacks

N. Korean Kimsuky Targeting South Korean Research Institutes with Backdoor Attacks

N. Korean Kimsuky Targeting South Korean Research Institutes with Backdoor Attacks Dec 08, 2023NewsroomCyber Espionage / Cryptocurrency The North Korean threat actor known as Kimsuky has been observed targeting research institutes in South Korea as part of a spear-phishing campaign with the ultimate goal of distributing backdoors on compromised systems. Read more…

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U.S. Treasury Sanctions North Korean Kimsuky Hackers and 8 Foreign-Based Agents

U.S. Treasury Sanctions North Korean Kimsuky Hackers and 8 Foreign-Based Agents Dec 01, 2023NewsroomCyber Espionage / Cryptocurrency The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Thursday sanctioned the North Korea-linked adversarial collective known as Kimsuky as well as eight foreign-based agents who are alleged to Read more…