North Korea Conducted Cyberattacks on the U.S. During the Trump-Kim Summit, Report Says

Hackers linked to North Korea continued waging cyberattacks against U.S. companies and other targets while leaders from Washington and Pyongyang met for their second summit last week, the New York Times reports.

Throughout the ongoing, 18-month operation, hackers from Lazarus group have persistently targeted key industries, including energy and telecommunications, as well as government and defense sectors, according to a report California-based cybersecurity firm McAfee published Sunday.

Researchers at McAfee say they discovered the campaign, dubbed “Operation Sharpshooter,” in December 2018, but have evidence that it may have started as early as September 2017. ..Read More..

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