ScarCruft APT Mounts Desktop/Mobile Double-Pronged Spy Attacks

The North Korea-linked group is deploying the Chinotto spyware backdoor against dissidents, journalists and other politically relevant individuals in South Korea. The North Korea-linked ScarCruft advanced persistent threat (APT) group…

Industry group sounds alarm over 'Tardigrade' malware targeting biomanufacturing sector

Written by Tim Starks Nov 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A group of likely foreign government-sponsored hackers is behind cyberattacks on two bio-manufacturing companies that occurred this year, using a kind…

North Korean Cyber-criminal Recycles Tactics and Targets

North Korean Cyber-criminal Recycles Tactics and Targets A threat actor believed to be associated with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a certain fondness for repetition, according to…

Previously unreported North Korean espionage part of busy 2021 for country's hackers

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A North Korean cyber espionage group known primarily for targeting think tanks, advocacy groups, journalists and others related to Pyongyang’s adversaries…

Now Iran's state-backed hackers are turning to ransomware

Microsoft has detailed the activities of six Iranian hacker groups that are behind waves of ransomware attacks that have arrived every six to eight weeks since September 2020.  Russia is…

Vulnerable Web Applications Prevalent in EU Pharma Companies

Vulnerable Web Applications Prevalent in EU Pharma Companies Europe’s top 10 pharma companies all have vulnerable web applications, potentially putting sensitive medical and patient data at risk of being hacked,…

North Korean hackers target the South's think tanks through blog posts

A North Korean hacking group has been attacking think tanks in the South through malware-laden blog posts.  In a new campaign, tracked since June 2021, the state-sponsored advanced persistent threat…

Lazarus Hacking Group Now Focusing on IT Supply Chain Attacks

Lazarus Group, the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) hacking group linked to the North Korean government, has shifted its attention to new targets, with cybersecurity researchers noticing that the actor is…

North Korean Lazarus APT Targets Software Supply Chain

North Korean Lazarus APT Targets Software Supply Chain A notorious North Korean APT group has been observed compromising the software supply chain, in campaigns reminiscent of the attacks on SolarWinds…

Lazarus Attackers Turn to the IT Supply Chain

Kaspersky researchers saw The North Korean state APT use a new variant of the BlindingCan RAT to breach a Latvian IT vendor and then a South Korean think tank. Lazarus…