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12364606868?profile=RESIZE_400xA recent article raised the question of whether North Korea was the perpetrator of the cyber-attacks against Sony Pictures in December 2014.  Despite the difficulties typically associated with such activities, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) quickly attributed (25 days) the attacks to North Korea, even though an enigmatic group calling itself “Guardians of Peace” took responsibility.  Nevertheless, once the FBI official blamed North Korea, no one in the government appeared to questi

8872398281?profile=RESIZE_400xAs more web merchants accept cryptocurrencies, the possibilities for theft and fraud will increase.  There will no protections that consumers and businesses have enjoyed that are standard for purchases via credit card.  Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea that hit e-commerce shops in 2019 and 2020 to steal payment card data also tested functionality for stealing cryptocurrency, according to the cybersecurity firm Group-IB.  Group-IB's new report builds on findings published in July 2020 by

7160201076?profile=RESIZE_400xAccording to a recent article from ThreatPost, the North Korea-linked APT known as Lazarus Group, also known by names such as the Guardians of Peace, Whois Team, Hidden Cobra and Zinc has debuted an advanced, multipurpose malware framework, called MATA, to target Windows, Linux, and macOS operating systems.  Cyber threat investigators at Kaspersky have uncovered a series of attacks utilizing MATA (so-called because the malware authors themselves call their infrastructure MataNet), involving the