Hackers the DPRK could be involved in attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges media

Hackers the DPRK could be involved in attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges. On 16 December, Yonhap reported, citing sources in the National intelligence Agency of South Korea.

According to their information, in June of 2017 cyber criminals from North Korea stole personal data of about 30 thousand users of the world’s largest exchange of crypto-currencies Bithumb located in Seoul. The second incident occurred in September 2017, when hackers stole cash with the exchange Coinis.

It is noted that malefactors used the same codes for hacking that hacker group Lazarus, which in 2014 attacked the film company Sony Pictures Entertainment, and in 2016-m was abducted from the Central Bank of Bangladesh $81 million.

Before that, the British financier, founder of Hermitage Capital William Browder said that the cryptocurrency can be used by some countries to bypass international sanctions.




Hackers the DPRK could be involved in attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges media 16.12.2017

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