Sex, spyware and North and South Korea

Graham Cluley
Graham Cluley
@[email protected]

It’s time to add North Korea to this year’s roll call of countries accused of engaging in cyber warfare – using malicious software to spy on and steal secrets from their national enemies.

Already in 2008, readers of the Sophos website will know that we have seen claims that Germany’s foreign intelligence service used malware to spy on an Afghan ministry, Belgium accusing China of cyber-espionage, and Indian officials claimed Chinese hackers had targeted the Ministry of External Affairs. and the National Informatics Centre

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter or Mastodon to read more of the exclusive content we post.

Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.