Articles with tag like: North Korea

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Indian ATM machines targeted by North Korean malware to steal data

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Sep 2019

North Korean hackers have been observed using a new malware strain that can be planted on ATM systems and used to record and steal data from payment cards inserted into a machine.

ATM machines, malware, data, Lazarus Group, cyber-espionage, North Korea, India, cyberattacks, ATMDtrack, fraud prevention

North Korea denies it hacked USD 2 bln worth of fiat and cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Sep 2019

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks of banks and cryptocurrency exchanges that reaped around USD 2 billion.

North Korea, hacks, Fiat, cryptocurrency, banks, exchanges, AML, fraud, financial institutions, mining

South African banks response following news of North Korean cyberattacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Aug 2019

The Payments Association of South Africa and the South African Banking Risk Information Centre have stated that no security breaches in local SWIFT systems have been reported.

SWIFT, security breaches, banks, hacking, cyberattacks, North Korea, South Africa, online security

Financially-motivated cyber-attacks still on the rise, report shows

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Aug 2019

A report published by Finnish cybersecurity company F-Secure has revealed an increasing sophistication of financially-motivated cyber-attacks, with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems.

F-Secure, cyber attacks, data theft, data sabotage, direct financial theft, North Korea, cybercrime-as-a-service

North Korean hackers behind Swift attack worth of USD 100 mln

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Oct 2018

Researchers at FireEye have shared details about how a North Korean hacking team APT 38h has stolen more than USD 100 mln via fraudulent transfers through SWIFT.

North Korea, SWIFT, cybercrime, APT 38h, FireEye, banking security

North Korea might adopt cryptocurrencies to evade US Sanctions, report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Sep 2018

It seems that North Korea could start adopting cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions, according to the Asia Times.

North Korea, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, US sanctions, AML, terrorist financing

Cybersecurity company warns on cryptocurrency channelled to North Korea

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Jan 2018

AlienVault, a cybersecurity company, has detected a software that mines cryptocurrency and sends any mined coins to a server at a North Korean university, according to Reuters.

AlienVault, North Korea, cryptocurrency, crypto, Monero, Bitcoin, mining