Sony has warned gamers to avoid credential phishing scams after a spate of complaints from PlayStation users that they were locked out of their accounts and that their funds were stolen, the BBC has reported.
The Lazarus Group appears to be targeting individuals associated with U.S. defense contractors, including prospective employees, with phishing emails that display fake job listings and companies' internal policies.
The DHS and FBI on Tuesday jointly released a technical alert detailing IP addresses, infrastructure and tools used by Hidden Cobra, a North Korean advanced persistent threat group better known as the Lazarus Group.
Analysis of the WanaCrypt0r 2.0 ransomware that bedeviled enterprise across the globe this past weekend has reportedly turned up potential links to the alleged North Korean hacking institution known as the Lazarus Group.
What began as an aggressive phishing-based malware campaign against Turkish financial institutions earlier this year appears to have since burgeoned into a worldwide cyberspying and data theft operation targeting a wide range of industry sectors with at least two malicious implants.