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BitCoins To Bombs: North Korea Funds Military With Billions In Stolen Cryptocurrency

A report from the firm Recorded Future finds that billions in gains from cryptocurrency heists fund close to half of North Korea’s military budget.

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Researcher: malicious packages lurked on npm for months

Researchers at ReversingLabs said they discovered two npm open source packages that contained malicious code linked to open source malware known as TurkoRat.

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Episode 239: Power shifts from Russia to China in the Cyber Underground

Naomi Yusupov, a Chinese Intelligence Analyst at the threat intelligence firm CyberSixGill talks to host Paul Roberts about that company’s new report: The Bear and the Dragon: Analyzing the Russian and Chinese Cybercriminal Communities.

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China Attacks Surge as Cyber Criminals Capitalize on COVID-19

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for cybercriminals and nation-state hackers from China and elsewhere, according to research released Tuesday from VMWare and Carbon Black.

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Password Psychology: users know reuse is bad, do it anyway

More than 90% of employees know re-using passwords between accounts is a dangerous business, but two thirds of them do it anyway. Rachael Stockton of LastPass digs into the “why” of password insecurity in the latest LastPass Psychology of Passwords report.