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OFAC updates Lazarus Group designation, and removes some narcotics traffickers while it’s at it

OFAC has updated the following North Korea sanctions designation: LAZARUS GROUP (a.k.a. “APPLEWORM”; a.k.a. “APT-C-26”; a.k.a. “GROUP 77”; a.k.a. “GUARDIANS OF PEACE”; a.k.a. “HIDDEN COBRA”; a.k.a. “OFFICE 91”; a.k.a. “RED DOT”; a.k.a. “TEMP.HERMIT”; a.k.a. “THE NEW ROMANTIC CYBER ARMY TEAM”; a.k.a. “WHOIS HACKING TEAM”; a.k.a. “ZINC”), Potonggang District, Pyongyang, Korea, […]

OFAC updates Lazarus Group’s DPRK listing

OFAC has updated the following existing North Korea sanctions listing: LAZARUS GROUP (a.k.a. “APPLEWORM”; a.k.a. “APT-C-26”; a.k.a. “GROUP 77”; a.k.a. “GUARDIANS OF PEACE”; a.k.a. “HIDDEN COBRA”; a.k.a. “OFFICE 91”; a.k.a. “RED DOT”; a.k.a. “TEMP.HERMIT”; a.k.a. “THE NEW ROMANTIC CYBER ARMY TEAM”; a.k.a. “WHOIS HACKING TEAM”; a.k.a. “ZINC”), Potonggang District, Pyongyang, […]

US disrupts GRU botnet

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Justice Department Announces Court-Authorized Disruption of Botnet Controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Operation Copied and Removed Malware Known as “Cyclops Blink” from the Botnet’s Command-And-Control Devices, Disrupting the GRU’s Control Over Thousands […]

DOJ takes action against Hydra Market, too…

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Justice Department Investigation Leads to Shutdown of Largest Online Darknet Marketplace Russian Resident Indicted on Conspiracy Charges Related to Operating Hydra Market The Justice Department announced today the seizure of Hydra Market (Hydra), the world’s largest […]