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North Korea suspected in fed probe of 'Lazarus' bank hacks

CNNMoney - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Federal officials have opened a national security investigation into the recent $101 million hack of Bangladesh's central bank amid suspicions that North Korea was involved, law enforcement officials tell CNN. The probe, launched by the FBI and federal ...
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North Korea's very own 'Facebook' hacked by a teenager

Metro - ‎May 28, 2016‎
It's fair to say that a Facebook-clone launched in North Korea has got off to a tumultuous start. A brand new social network, hosted in the reclusive nation that strictly censors the internet, emerged yesterday.

Air Force's website hacked presumably by N. Korea

동아일보 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Korean Air Force (ROKAF)'s website has been hacked and out of service for 13 days this year. Due to a series of hack attacks against the South Korean government presumably by North Korea's Ministry of the People's Armed Forces, the military ...
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South Korea Air Force website hit by cyberattack, North Korea involvement not ruled out

International Business Times UK - ‎May 25, 2016‎
South Korea Air Force website has been hit by hackers, which has led to the site being down for over two weeks, as officials investigate the cause and extent of the cyberattack.
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Expert Comments on SWIFT bank attacks / North Korea

ISBuzz News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Without commenting on the geopolitical aspects of this, this is another demonstration of the need for international cooperation against cybercriminals and attacks like this.
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China's State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks Must Stop

The Globalist - ‎20 hours ago‎
On any given day, China's military and civilian hackers seek to steal the obligatory blueprints and proprietary manufacturing processes of American businesses large and small.

Why a power grid attack is a nightmare scenario

The Hill - ‎7 hours ago‎
If hackers were to knock out 100 strategically chosen generators in the Northeast, for example, the damaged power grid would quickly overload, causing a cascade of secondary outages across multiple states.

Panama Papers may inspire more big leaks, if not reform

Economic Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Hackers stole nude photographs from celebrities' Apple accounts in 2014 and posted them on the Web. A computer break-in later that year, attributed to North Korea, obtained hundreds of Sony Corp. emails, many of which were made public. The hacker ...

Hacker group attack on Gov. Scott cowardly - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Re: “Anonymous posts video targeting Rick Scott,” May 24. In North Korea, criticizing the leader of North Korea can get you killed.

Here's how the US military is beating hackers at their own game

Tech Insider - ‎May 24, 2016‎
But only about 1,600 of those would be on a "combat mission team" that would likely be considered to be taking an offensive hacking role. They are up against China's own "specialized military network warfare forces," North Korea's secretive Bureau 121 ...
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That Insane, $81M Bangladesh Bank Heist? Here's What We Know

WIRED - ‎May 17, 2016‎
When reports surfaced in February of a spectacular bank hack that sucked $81 million from accounts at Bangladesh Bank in just hours, news headlines snickered over a typo that prevented the hackers from stealing the full $1 billion they were after. Last ...

Prospect of catastrophic cyber attack triggers interest in insurance backstop

Business Insurance - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Mr. Rogers, now an independent Washington-based consultant, pointed out that nation states already have attacked private companies, as North Korea allegedly did to Sony Corp., and countries such as China and Russia also have the capability. Achieving a ...

Oil Slips After Touching $50 a Barrel for First Time This Year

Bloomberg - ‎May 26, 2016‎
... North Korean government, which is a much harder link to establish. A FireEye report on the Bangladesh attack provided earlier this month to bank officials didn't attribute the heist to North Korea, according to a person familiar with that document ...
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Brexit Campaign EU Budget Claim Criticized by Statistics Panel

Bloomberg - ‎May 27, 2016‎
FireEye, the security firm hired by the Bangladesh bank, has been contacted by the other banks, most of which are in Southeast Asia, because of signs that hackers may have breached their networks, the person said. They include banks in the ... Similar ...
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Nigeria May Fall Short on Pledged Budget Spending, Minister Says

Bloomberg - ‎May 26, 2016‎
FireEye, the security firm hired by the Bangladesh bank, has been contacted by the other banks, most of which are in Southeast Asia, because of signs that hackers may have breached their networks, the person said. They include banks in the ... Similar ...

Banks, Regulators React to SWIFT Hack - ‎May 19, 2016‎
... any evidence suggesting that insiders were involved in the hack, as the FBI has reportedly suggested. Likewise, he says the bank hasn't seen any evidence to substantiate the possibility that hackers with ties to North Korea might have been involved.

Typo Bank Attacks Linked With 2014 Sony Pictures Hack

Gizmodo Australia - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The FBI has claimed that North Korea was behind the attack, though it was never proven with absolute certainty. The analysis of the attacks by researchers Sergei Shevchenko and Adrian Nish reveals that the two hacks used identical techniques to wipe ...

Cyber-crooks meet their match with Israeli-developed GPS protector

The Times of Israel - ‎May 22, 2016‎
GPS jamming is the latest weapon in hacker arsenals, used by both rogue governments and rogue criminal groups to disrupt industry and security.

The Early Edition: May 26, 2016

Just Security - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Romanian hacker “Guccifer” has pleaded guilty to charges of hacking and aggravated identity theft in a Virginia court; Guccifer earlier this month claimed to have hacked into Hillary Clinton's “completely unsecured” server, a suggestion dismissed by ...

New twists in Bangladesh heist confirms initial suspicion

Asian Tribune - ‎May 18, 2016‎
FireEye Inc., the forensics investigator, hired by the Bangladesh Bank, has zeroed in on digital finger prints of three hacking groups including two nation states, Pakistan and N Korea, a media report says. A third group was also involved in the heist ...