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North Korea targets U.S. intel figures on a secret cyber hit list

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2023
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Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP

Details of a secret North Korean cyber hit list are spreading in Washington, with a widening slate of high-level former and current U.S. intelligence officials, media executives and national security scholars finding themselves in the hackers’ crosshairs.

The Biden administration is scrambling to respond.

The FBI, the National Security Agency and the State Department are preparing a new cyber strategy to specifically counter what officials describe as a sophisticated North Korean “spear phishing” threat. The administration remains tight-lipped about the effort, although sources familiar with it say the strategy will be made public over the coming...

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