North Korean Hackers Targeting Healthcare with Ransomware to Fund its Operations

Feb 10, 2023Ravie LakshmananThreat Intelligence / Ransomware State-backed hackers from North Korea are conducting ransomware attacks against healthcare and critical infrastructure facilities to fund illicit activities, U.S. and South Korean cybersecurity and intelligence agencies warned in a joint advisory. The attacks, which demand cryptocurrency ransoms in exchange for recovering access to encrypted files, are designed…

Reddit says hackers accessed internal data following employee phishing attack • TechCrunch

Reddit has confirmed hackers accessed internal documents and source code following a “highly-targeted” phishing attack. A post by Reddit CTO Christopher Slowe, or KeyserSosa, explained that the company became aware of the “sophisticated” attack targeting Reddit employees on February 5. He says that an as-yet-unidentified attacker sent “plausible-sounding prompts” that redirected employees to a website masquerading as…