North Korean Hackers Targeting Developers with Malicious npm Packages

North Korean Hackers Targeting Developers with Malicious npm Packages

North Korean Hackers Targeting Developers with Malicious npm Packages A set of fake npm packages discovered on the Node.js repository has been found to share ties with North Korean state-sponsored actors, new findings from Phylum show. The packages are named execution-time-async, data-time-utils, login-time-utils, mongodb-connection-utils, and mongodb-execution-utils. One of the packages Read more…

North Korean Kimsuky Hackers

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…

Cryptocurrency Hacks

North Korea’s Lazarus Group Rakes in $3 Billion from Cryptocurrency Hacks

North Korea’s Lazarus Group Rakes in $3 Billion from Cryptocurrency Hacks Nov 30, 2023NewsroomCryptocurrency / Cyberattacks Threat actors from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are increasingly targeting the cryptocurrency sector as a major revenue generation mechanism since at least 2017 to get around sanctions imposed against the country. Read more…

Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer Used by North Korean Hackers

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer Used by North Korean Hackers Nov 30, 2023NewsroomHacking / Cryptocurrency The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Sinbad, a virtual currency mixer that has been put to use by the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group to launder ill-gotten proceeds. “Sinbad has processed millions Read more…

Supply Chain Attack

North Korean Hackers Distribute Trojanized CyberLink Software in Supply Chain Attack

North Korean Hackers Distribute Trojanized CyberLink Software in Supply Chain Attack Nov 23, 2023NewsroomSoftware Supply Chain Attack A North Korean state-sponsored threat actor tracked as Diamond Sleet is distributing a trojanized version of a legitimate application developed by a Taiwanese multimedia software developer called CyberLink to target downstream customers via Read more…