Entries by ThreatRecon Team

2022 Activities Summary of SectorJ groups (ENG)

In 2022, hacking activities by a total of 32 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.

2022 Activities Summary of SectorD groups (ENG)

In 2022, hacking activities by a total of 9 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.

2022 Activities Summary of SectorC groups (ENG)

In 2022, hacking activities by a total of 11 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.

2022 Activities Summary of SectorB groups (ENG)

In 2022, hacking activiites by a total of 22 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.

2022 Activities Summary of SectorA groups (ENG)

In 2022, 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.