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Advanced Persistent Threat Jun 25, 2019

Operation Soft Cell: A Worldwide Campaign Against Telecommunications Providers

In 2018, the Cybereason Nocturnus team identified an advanced, persistent attack targeting global telecommunications providers. Read about it first here.

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Cybersecurity Jun 8, 2018

China increases attacks against US companies as trade war looms

China has allegedly broken the 2015 agreement that banned cyberespionage attacks against the U.S. The looming trade war with the U.S. could have prompted China to resume its campaigns. The question is does this mean that China has abandoned the deal or will it eventually honor the terms again?

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Nation-state Attack May 18, 2018

Color Revolutions, Broken Promises and Hubris: Why North Korea Cannot Survive Under Orange-Tinted Glasses

The U.S. demands the North Korea dismantle its nuclear program a la Libya threatens the possibility of North Korea and the U.S. meeting to discuss disarmament. Kim Jong-Un could force the Trump administration to see North Korea as a nuclear peer by launching cyberattacks against Trump's real estate.

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Nation-state Attack Apr 13, 2018

Kim Kowtows: Attempting to build a hub and spoke negotiation while still staying deferential

Kim Jong-un is seeking to subvert the six-party talks paradigm, which aims to peacefully resolve the concerns around North Korea’s nuclear missile program but risks not making significant progress due to the many competing interests, with a hub-and-spoke model that places the DPRK at the center.

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Nation-state Attack Jan 26, 2018

Iran strikes back?

Iran has the ability to launch a cyberattack against the U.S. but likely won't unless the situation around the nuclear deal sours.

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Nation-state Attack Nov 29, 2017

North Korea's Newfound Position of Power After Missile Launch

Why North Korea is positioned as a legitimate Tier 1 threat after missile launch on November 28.

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Advanced Persistent Threat Oct 17, 2017

Why antivirus software is becoming the rootkit you pay for

The features that make antivirus programs more robust are also viewed by nation-states as the perfect way to compromise hosts and steal information.

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Nation-state Attack Oct 9, 2017

America the Meek: Pranking North Korea and the Dysfunction in U.S. Cyber Command

On September 30, 2017, The Washington Post reported that President Trump signed a presidential directive against North Korea.

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Nation-state Attack Sep 22, 2017

The North Korean sideshow: Why missiles shouldn't be the only security concern

With the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea exchanging threats and personal insults and the escalating global tension around the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea missile tests, the reclusive nat

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Nation-state Attack Aug 29, 2017

Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea hacked and North Korea is the prime suspect

Reports have surfaced that Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea were recently hit by hackers possibly from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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