back to article Recycled malware code 'links' SWIFT bank heist to Sony ransackers

Five additional pieces of malware suggest there is a stronger tie between North Korea's Lazarus Group of hackers and last month's run of cyber-attacks on banks. A study by Anomali Labs' senior security researcher Aaron Shelmire expands upon Symantec's earlier findings. According to Symantec, two pieces of malware were used to …

  1. Mark 85 Silver badge

    If it actually is the Norks, this might be one way of shoring up a faltering economy. Or maybe buying Dear Leader (or whatever he's being called) a new car.

    1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

      Kim was officially declared the supreme leader, following the state funeral of his father on 28 December 2011. Kim holds the titles of Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Chairman of the National Defence Commission, Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, and presidium member of the Politburo of the Workers' Party of Korea. Kim was promoted to the rank of Marshal of North Korea in the Korean People's Army on 18 July 2012, consolidating his position as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and is often referred to as Marshal Kim Jong-un or "the Marshal" by state media.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Does North Korea have a root CA authority or do they just issue/use intermediate certificates?

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