back to article Stuck inside with time on your hands? The US govt would like to remind you it's paying $5m for Nork hacking scalps

The US government's Computer Emergency Response Team (US-Cert) has posted a new report on the latest exploits of North Korea's Hidden Cobra hacking crews. The updated advisory (PDF) details how the hacking groups believed to operate on behalf of the isolated government, have carried out various hacking operations in recent …

  1. Claverhouse Silver badge
    Meh

    Mongeese Beware

    If they ever pay it.

  2. sanmigueelbeer Silver badge

    DarkHotel (APT-C-06) Attacked Chinese Institutions Abroad via Exploiting SangFor VPN Vulnerability

    DarkHotel (APT-C-06) Attacked Chinese Institutions Abroad via Exploiting SangFor VPN Vulnerability

    Darkhotel is another group of North Korean hacking team/unit.

    They have been accused of hacking into the World Health Organization a few weeks before.

    Based on the article above, they have been accused to have hacked several Chinese government health agencies.

  3. Mike 16 Silver badge

    Modus Operandi

    " ... conducted extortion campaigns ... by compromising an entity’s network and threatening to shut it down unless the entity pays a ransom"

    Sounds like Comcast to me.

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