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How North Korea Might Exploit New Video Games for Crypto
January 21, 2022

How North Korea Might Exploit New Video Games for Crypto

By Jason Bartlett
North Korean hackers are likely to include new play-to-earn (P2E) crypto games within their illicit cyber-enabled financial schemes.

What Will North Korean Cybercrime Look Like in 2022?
December 22, 2021

What Will North Korean Cybercrime Look Like in 2022?

By Jason Bartlett
The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to increased online spending which Pyongyang and other illicit actors will likely continue to exploit.
New Rule From US Commerce May Help Limit Spread of North Korean Cybercrime
October 21, 2021

New Rule From US Commerce May Help Limit Spread of North Korean Cybercrime

By Jason Bartlett
How does a new rule barring the export and resale of cyber “intrusion software” to China and Russia without the proper license mitigate the North Korean cyber threat?

US Citizen Helped North Korea Evade Sanctions Through Blockchain
September 28, 2021

US Citizen Helped North Korea Evade Sanctions Through Blockchain

By Jason Bartlett
Virgil Griffith pled guilty to providing technical advice to North Korea on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions.

Hotels and Free Wi-Fi Are Sitting Ducks for North Korean Cybercriminals
July 27, 2021

Hotels and Free Wi-Fi Are Sitting Ducks for North Korean Cybercriminals

By Jason Bartlett
North Korea has a track record of conducting sophisticated cyberattacks from unexpected locations through highly creative means.

South Korea’s Intelligence Agency Confirms North Korean Cyberattacks 
July 09, 2021

South Korea’s Intelligence Agency Confirms North Korean Cyberattacks 

By Mitch Shin
An NIS briefing contained new information on North Korea’s cyberattacks, as well as political developments.

Mun Chol Myong: The First-Ever North Korean Criminal Facing Extradition to the US
March 10, 2021

Mun Chol Myong: The First-Ever North Korean Criminal Facing Extradition to the US

By Jason Bartlett and Jason Bartlett
This is a major development not only in sanctions enforcement against illicit North Korean activity abroad.
Why Is North Korea So Good at Cybercrime? 
November 13, 2020

Why Is North Korea So Good at Cybercrime? 

By Jason Bartlett and Jason Bartlett
North Korea is committed to advancing its cyber capabilities, and it shows in the results.

North Korea Is Still Trying to Hack US Critical Infrastructure
March 14, 2019

North Korea Is Still Trying to Hack US Critical Infrastructure

By Troy Stangarone
The ongoing cyber campaign seeks to infiltrate defense, financial, energy, telecom, and healthcare firms.

Hacks After Nukes: The Coming of North Korea’s Cyber Threat
June 08, 2018

Hacks After Nukes: The Coming of North Korea’s Cyber Threat

By Treviliana Putri
The upcoming Trump-Kim summit may provide an opportunity to raise questions about North Korea’s cyber attacks.

Parsing the North Korean Cyber Threat
October 18, 2017

Parsing the North Korean Cyber Threat

By Frank J. Cilluffo and Sharon L. Cardash
To combat North Korea's cyber activity, we must first understand it.
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