• U.S. government issues alerts about malware and IP addresses linked to North Korean cyber attacks

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security team responsible for analyzing cybersecurity threats, has posted a warning about cyber attacks by the North Korean government, which it collectively refers to as “Hidden Cobra.” The technical alert from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security says a remote administration tool called FALLCHILL has been deployed by Hidden Cobra...
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  • U.S. government shares North Korean hacking campaign details

    U.S. government shares North Korean hacking campaign details

    3 days ago - By Venture Beat

    The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that have targeted the aerospace, telecommunications and financial industries since 2016.
    The alert, from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, said North Korean hackers were using a type of malware known as “FALLCHILL” to gain entry to computer systems and compromise network systems.
    The FBI and DHS had issued a warning in June that squarely blamed the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 targeting media, aerospace...
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