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Cybersecurity News that Matters

“Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

“Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

A North Korean hacking group allegedly disguised itself as a Chinese investor on a social media platform, employing this guise to lure victims into engaging with phishing attacks. According to the blockchain security firm SlowMist, the Lazarus group allegedly crafted a fraudulent account on LinkedIn named “Nevil Bolson.” Purporting to be an investor and entrepreneur, […]

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“Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

“Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

A North Korean hacking group allegedly disguised itself as a Chinese investor on a social media platform, employing this guise to lure victims into engaging with phishing attacks. According to the blockchain security firm SlowMist, the Lazarus group allegedly crafted a fraudulent account on LinkedIn named “Nevil Bolson.” Purporting to be an investor and entrepreneur, […]

South Korea highlighted concerns on Thursday regarding North Korea’s cyber activities, malicious attacks being undertaken to generate funds for the nation’s illicit missile programs. South Korea called on the international community to work together to address the pressing threat. Hwang Joon-kook, South Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations, highlighted North Korea’s cyber activities as one […]

On Friday, senior government officials from South Korea, the United States, and Japan met in Washington D.C. to coordinate responses to ongoing cyber threats out of North Korea. The meeting was a follow up on agreements reached at Camp David during a summit held in August 2023. Senior officials represented the three countries, including Lee […]

By Dain Oh, The ReadableMar. 4, 2024 8:54PM GMT+9 South Korea’s semiconductor industry has become a significant target for North Korean hackers, with two companies recently falling victim to their attacks. It is believed that the hackers, who managed to steal computer chip blueprints and photographs of facilities, are seeking to secure knowledge that would […]

Intelligence agencies from South Korea and Germany jointly issued a security advisory concerning cyber threats from North Korea, primarily regarding the theft of advanced defense technology. This marks the second occasion that the two countries have issued a joint cybersecurity statement against cyberattacks attributed to the Pyongyang regime. On February 19, the National Intelligence Service […]

“Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

On Wednesday, Microsoft and OpenAI, companies partnered in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, disclosed that Kimsuky, a hacking group based in North Korea, has utilized OpenAI’s large language models (LLMs) to aid in their hacking activities. The group leveraged OpenAI’s technologies to generate content for spear phishing campaigns, which aim to target specific […]

The Lazarus Group, widely recognized for its affiliations with the North Korean government, is reportedly shifting its focus towards a new cryptocurrency mixing service to launder its illicit proceeds. This development was highlighted by a United States-based blockchain analysis firm on Thursday. According to a report by Chainalysis, YoMix has become the preferred cryptocurrency mixer […]

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