FBI Says North Korean Hackers Behind $100 Million Horizon Bridge Crypto Theft



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Crypto tracking and anti-money laundering platform MistTrack, in its own analysis, revealed that the ill-gotten gains were moved from the Bitcoin blockchain to the Avalanche, Ethereum, and Tron networks via a cross-chain path chosen to obfuscate the trail. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday confirmed that North Korean threat actors were responsible for the theft of $100 million in cryptocurrency assets from Harmony Horizon Bridge in June 2022. The FBI further stated the Harmony intrusion leveraged an attack campaign dubbed TraderTraitor that was disclosed by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in April 2022.

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