Tag Archives: North Korea

Louisiana Nat’l Guard Responds to Gov’t Cyber Attacks Ahead of 2020 Elections

Cyber Attacks

The National Guard has responded to alleged cases of cyber breaches at government offices in Louisiana weeks ahead of this year’s presidential elections. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory on a new form of malware called "emotet” which has worm-like qualities. Cybersecurity experts have attributed the cyber attacks in Louisiana to a hacking group backed by North Korea. 

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Four Agencies Issue Cyber Alert on Bank Robbery Scheme Linked to North Korea’s BeagleBoyz Group

DHS

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and three other agencies have released a joint alert about the FASTCash bank robbery campaign carried out by a group of North Korean government-linked cyber threat actors called BeagleBoyz. The alert said North Korea through the group BeagleBoyz has resumed its bank robbery scheme since February targeting financial institutions in several countries

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Must Consider Speed in Global Competition

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Department of Defense needs to emphasize on speed in response to the global power competition, DoD News reported Friday. He said the U.S. isn't moving as fast as its competitors, and cited China's use of economy in support of the Asian country's military.

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Matt Pottinger to Serve as Deputy National Security Adviser

Matt Pottinger, senior director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council, has been named the country's next deputy national security adviser, The Hill reported Sunday. In his current capacity, Pottinger serves as President Trump's senior adviser on Asia, having contributed to summit engagements with North Korea.

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