US DoJ charges North Korean hackers over crypto theft and attacks

US DoJ charges North Korean hackers over crypto theft and attacks

US Department of Justice charged three computer programmers who apparently belong to the infamous North Korea-affiliated hacker group known as Lazarus for attempting to steal and extort over $1.3 billion in fiat and cryptocurrency from financial institutions. The charges also accused the trio of deploying “multiple malicious cryptocurrency applications” and “fraudulently market a blockchain platform.” Federal …

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