US Issues North Korean Cyber-Threat Warning

Infosecurity Magazine

Sarah Coble

The United States has published fresh guidance on the "significant threat" posed by North Korea's "malicious cyber activities."

A comprehensive advisory jointly issued April 15 by the US Departments of State, Treasury, and Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation highlighted the threat posed by the East Asian country and gave tips on how to stay cyber-safe.

In particular, the alert warned Americans to be on the lookout for crypto-jacking, extortion campaigns, cyber-enabled financial theft, and money-laundering scams.

The alert, published today on the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency website, states: "The advisory highlights the cyber threat posed by ...

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