BLUFNorth Korean cybercriminals, posing as IT professionals, hack and scam to fund their regime, often targeting firms that pay in cryptocurrency or renminbi.
- Cryptocurrency heists use mixers to hide profits.
- Cybercriminals pose as Canadians or Americans, favouring elusive remote work.
- Hackers access organisations for sensitive data.
- Attack methods adapt quickly to sanctions and detections.
- Checking only URLs and grammar is insufficient.