APT43: North Korean Group Uses Cybercrime to Fund Espionage Operations

Mandiant researchers released a report on APT43, a prolific threat actor operating on behalf of the North Korean regime that they have observed engaging in cybercrime as a way to fund their espionage operations.

According to Mandiant they track tons of activity throughout the year, but don’t always have enough evidence to attribute it to a specific group. However, as they continue to observe more activity over time and their knowledge of related threat clusters matures, they may graduate it to a named threat actor.

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Source: Mandiant