New Report Reveals North Korean Hackers Targeting Defense Firms Worldwide

Cyber espionage efforts aimed at the global defense industry have been linked to threat actors supported by North Korea.

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) of South Korea and the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) of Germany jointly released advice stating that the attacks aim to steal cutting-edge defense technologies in a “cost-effective” way.

They pointed out that the government is developing new strategic weapon systems, such as ballistic missiles, spy satellites, and submarines, and modernizing and enhancing the capabilities of conventional weapons.

One of the two hacking instances, which entailed the use of social engineering to enter the defense sector as part of a long-running operation named Dream Job read more New Report Reveals North Korean Hackers Targeting Defense Firms Worldwide.

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