Security Researchers are again targeted by North Korean hackers.

Google’s TAG specializes in hunting APTs revealed that a government-sponsored hacking group from North Korea targeted the security experts who were connected with vulnerability research. 

The attackers used fake social media account to reach out to the victims. They also created websites in the name of fake companies which provide penetration testing services.

These are not the first time that these types of attacks have happened.

The main motive behind these attacks is to steal the data of the research works. These stolen data can be exploited and used in future attacks. Therefore the security researchers must stay careful of any unknown person or any unauthorized access from social media.

Link: https://cyware.com/news/once-again-north-korean-hackers-target-security-researchers-df676078

By Hrithik Lall

IEMLabs is an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified company, we are also a proud member of EC Council, NASSCOM, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The company was established in 2016 with a vision in mind to provide Cyber Security to the digital world and make them Hack Proof. The question is why are we suddenly talking about Cyber Security and all this stuff? With the development of technology, more and more companies are shifting their business to Digital World which is resulting in the increase in Cyber Crimes.

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