"APT groups jump at the chance to take advantage of people's emotions," says Ryan Castillo, an analyst on the threat hunt and discovery team within IBM X‑Force IRIS. One such advanced persistent threat (APT) group has recently been detected mining the "treasure trove of COVID-19 lures" activated by overall uncertainty and misinformation in the face of the global pandemic.
Castillo and Joshua Chung, a strategic cyber intel analyst for IBM X-Force IRIS, join the hosts to discuss recent activity from ITG16, a North Korean government state‑sponsored threat group. The conversation covers the threat group's targets and tactics and how they anticipate ITG16 to evolve their operations in the future.
Read the full episode transcript on the SecurityIntelligence blog: https://securityintelligence.com/media/recent-activity-from-itg16-a-north-korean-threat-group/