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Security researchers have unearthed yet another highly targeted advanced persistent threat (APT) attack, this time launched by suspected North Korean attackers against a small group of South Korean think tanks. The Kimsuky campaign, which can be traced back to April this year, was analysed by researchers at Kaspersy Lab in a …

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Anonymous Coward

HWP

"...a file format which supports Hangul script..."

No, more like Korean Microsoft Word. Unicode's everywhere these days!

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Anonymous Coward

Do unto them

What they do unto you,

Actually, what isn't publicised is that the NSA are already probably there. Only they do it quietly.

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WTF?

Can tell I'm a child of the 70's/80's when I read that title and thought 'What are those cheeky NORKS up to with an Advanced Passenger Train'!

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Childcatcher

Fleas on the Backs of Fleas

Nevertheless, the malware was described as relatively basic, containing coding errors and even traces of infection by the Viking virus.

Poorly written... infected by someone else's malware.... How does this point to an "army of highly trained hackers?"

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Re: Fleas on the Backs of Fleas

It does when you've got a black budget you want passing without question.

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