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By SecureWorld News Team
Wed | Oct 11, 2017 | 8:03 AM PDT

Hackers linked to North Korea have been caught trying to spearphish employees at U.S. electric utilities.

"The emails used fake invitations to a fundraiser to target victims," according to NBC News.

NBC News obtained a private report to FireEye clients that details the recent attack attempts. You can watch it here:

"This is a signal that North Korea is a player in the cyber-intrusion field and it is growing in its ability to hurt us," said C. Frank Figliuzzi, a former chief of counterintelligence at the FBI, during an interview with NBC.