FBI Confirms Lazarus Group Was Behind $100m Harmony Hack
North Korea has been accused of laundering tens of millions of dollars worth of stolen virtual currency.
This shows the power of machine identities falling into the wrong hands.”Further, Bocek explained that Venafi’s research showed that attacks from North Korean threat groups are often financial. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that North Korea’s Lazarus Group and APT28 were behind the $100m theft from cryptocurrency firm Harmony revealed in June 2022. According to Kevin Bocek, VP of security strategy and threat intelligence at Venafi , Lazarus is known for stealing cryptocurrency by exploiting machine identities, so the attribution of the Harmony attack is not surprising.
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