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North Korea Threat Landscape Update

2024-01-24, Microsoft


North Korea Threat Landscape Update
On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is joined by Greg Schloemer and Matthew Kennedy. Sherrod, Greg, and Matthew discuss North Korean cyber operations, highlighting the unique aspects that set North Korea apart, emphasizing North Korea's persistence, adaptability, and the blending of APT and cybercrime elements, mainly focusing on revenue generation through activities like cryptocurrency theft. The discussion touches on the notorious Lazarus group, known for the Sony Pictures attack and WannaCry, and how their actions captured global attention. Sherrod, Greg, and Matthew also share personal insight into why they're drawn to this particular area of cybersecurity, offering listeners a unique perspective on the motivations and passions driving those at the forefront of defending our digital world.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- The evolution of North Korean cyber operations
- How cryptocurrency theft is used as a means to support the state
- North …