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North Korea
Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
March 2019
The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
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Malware
Deep dive: Research finds new links among North Korea’s malware families
August 2018
By identifying reused code, researchers gained valuable insights about the “ancestral relations” to known threat actors or other campaigns.
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Cybercrime
Trump cancelling North Korea summit will have 'cyber-retaliation'
May 2018
"Cancellation of this summit with Kim will likely have larger implications than if President Trump never accepted the invitation in the first place."
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Malware
Android malware used to target North Korean defectors
May 2018
A malware called RedDawn used Google Play to apparently target North Korean defectors, according to security firm McAfee.
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North Korea
North Korea's threat actors operating from other countries
May 2018
North Korea conducts malicious cyber operations from countries including India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nepal, Kenya, Mozambique, Indonesia, and China.
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State-sponsored North Korean cyberespionage group continues to weaponize tactics
February 2018
The North Korean threat group known to some as Reaper (APT37) is eyeing bigger targets with more sophisticated tactics.
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Malware
United States hot on heels of North Korea's Hidden Cobra malware
February 2018
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is honing in on the North Korean Government’s activities known as HIDDEN COBRA.
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Cybersecurity
Highly-targeted cyberattacks surround upcoming Winter Olympics
January 2018
McAfee released a report that revealed cybercriminals have targeted organisations involved in fast approaching Winter Olympics held in South Korea.
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Cloud
Sony vs North Korea - everything you need to know
January 2015
The first sign of a break-in came in the form of a skull flashing on every employee’s computer screen, with the warning "this is just the beginning".
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Facebook
Foreigners denied Facebook and Twitter as North Korea orders blanket ban
November 2014
The blanket ban ends access to services previously available to diplomatic missions and international humanitarian organisations
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Internet
Kim Jong Un’s spoof Google thank you note
January 2013
Forbes contributor Justin Belmont offers quirky reply to Eric Schmidt's recent visit to North Korea.
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Internet
Google urges North Korea to go online
January 2013
Eric Schmidt makes visit to persuade country to embrace the web or risk economic decline.
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Cloud
The divided peninsula
July 2010
The sinking in March of a South Korean warship, with the loss of 46 lives, caused a diplomatic storm and ranked up tensions in one of the world’s major hotspots.
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Cloud
The Net's enemies named
March 2010
Australia is being monitored by an<br />organisation dedicated to freedom of information, because of its plans to<br />introduce compulsory Internet filtering.