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

The loss of $100 million in cryptocurrency assets from Harmony Horizon Bridge in June 2022 was confirmed by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday.

The Lazarus Group and APT38 (also known as BlueNoroff, Copernicium, and Stardust Chollima), a state-sponsored threat group from North Korea that specializes in financial cyber operations, were both blamed by the law enforcement agency for the hack.

The FBI added that the TraderTraitor attack campaign, which was made public by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in April 2022, was used by the Harmony infiltration.

The strategy involved using social engineering techniques to lure employees of bitcoin companies into downloading malicious software as part of what appeared to be a harmless recruitment campaign read the complete article FBI Says North Korean Hackers Behind $100 Million Horizon Bridge Crypto Theft.

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