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Microsoft links North Korean hackers to new FakePenny ransomware
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Microsoft links North Korean hackers to new FakePenny ransomware

Microsoft has connected the FakePenny ransomware assaults, which have resulted in requests for millions of dollars in ransom, to a hacking gang based in North Korea that it tracks as Moonstone Sleet. Although the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of this threat organization were mainly similar to those of previous North Korean attackers, it has also gradually incorporated new attack strategies and developed its own unique infrastructure and tooling. Moonstone Sleet, formerly known as Storm-17, has been seen targeting financial and cyberespionage targets with trojanized software (like PuTTY), malicious games and npm packages, custom malware loaders, and phony software development companies read more Microsoft links North Korean hackers to new FakePenny ransomware. Get up ...