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Report says North Korean hackers have been targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges

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  • North Korean hackers have been linked to recent attacks on a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange.
  • US cyber-security firm Recorded Future analyzed methods used in recent cryptocurrency attacks and noticed a trend.
  • The malware is linked to a North Korea-tied hacking unit called Lazarus.
  • The report comes amid recent allegations that North Korea is mining and hacking cryptocurrencies as a way to deal with crippling economic sanctions.

North Korea’s involvement in major hacking offensives appears to be growing.

The country has been linked to a recent attack on South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges, according to cybersecurity experts.

Researchers from the US cybersecurity firm Recorded Future read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com