U.S. CERT issues report on remote hacking tool used by North Korea

Patrick Howell O’Neill reports:

U.S. authorities issued a report Tuesday identifying a remote administration trojan (RAT) they say is used by the North Korea-based hackers to attack the aerospace, telecommunications and finance industries.

The tool, called FALLCHILL, is used by a group that the Department of Homeland Security refers to as Hidden Cobra. That group is more popularly known as Lazarus Group, North Korea’s most active hacking group.

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