Entries by ThreatRecon Team

2023 Activities Summary of SectorJ groups (ENG)

In 2023, hacking activities by a total of 78 SectorJ subgroups were identified. Unlike other government supported hacking groups, these groups mainly carry out hacking activities with the aim of securing financial resources. They steal online information with monetary value, or directly hacks specific companies and organizations to disseminate ransomware in the internal network, or steal critical industry secret and demand for ransom in return.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorD groups (ENG)

In 2023, hacking activities by a total of 12 SectorD subgroups were identified. The groups primarily conducted hacking activities targeting countries under political dispute with the government that supports the groups. Recently, SectorD groups have been analyzed to be collecting advanced information such as political and diplomatic activities of individuals and governments against the government that supports the groups.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorC groups (ENG)

In 2023, hacking activities by a total of 12 SectorC subgroups were identified. The groups carry the aim of collecting advanced information such as political and diplomatic activities of governments of countries bordering the government that supports the groups, as well as around the world.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorB groups (ENG)

In 2023, hacking activiites by a total of 36 SectorB subgroups were identified. The groups carry the aim of collecting advanced information such as political and diplomatic activities of worldwide government institutions. These groups show a trend of sharing malwares or vulnerabilities with one another to carry out their hacking activities.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorA groups (ENG)

In 2023, hacking activities by a total of 7 SectorA subgroups were identified. The groups carry the aim of collecting advanced information such as political and diplomatic activities of the South Korean government, and simultaneously conduct hacking activities around the globe to secure financial resources.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorJ groups (KOR)

2023년 총 78개의 SectorD 하위 그룹들의 해킹 활동이 발견되었다. 이들은 다른 정부 지원 해킹 그룹들과 다르게 현실 세계에서 금전적인 이윤을 확보할 수 있는 재화적 가치가 있는 온라인 정보들을 탈취하거나, 직접적으로 특정 기업 및 조직들을 해킹 한 후 내부 네트워크에 랜섬웨어(Ransomware)를 유포하거나, 중요 산업 기밀을 탈취한 후 이를 빌미로 금전적 대가를 요구하는 협박 활동 등을 수행한다.

2023 Activities Summary of SectorD groups (KOR)

2023년 총 12개의 SectorD 하위 그룹들의 해킹 활동이 발견되었다. 이들은 주로 해킹 그룹을 지원하는 국가와 정치적인 경쟁 관계에 있는 국가들을 대상으로 해킹 활동을 수행하였으며, 최근의 SectorD 해킹 그룹들의 해킹 활동 목적은 해킹 그룹을 지원하는 국가에 반대하는 인물 또는 국가들의 정치, 외교 활동 등 정부 활동 관련 고급 정보를 수집하기 위한 목적으로 분석된다.