Targeting of South Korean companies with ransomware
Date of report
  • June 2021
North Korean hackers launched ransomware attacks on South Korean businesses. The malware used is an old incarnation of Lazarus Group’s espionage tools with added ransomware functionality. 
Suspected victims
  • South Korean corporations
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector