Two hacking groups linked to North Korea stole $100 million in an attack on a crypto service during 2022. This is reported by the FBI, writes Bloomberg.
Harmony’s Horizon Bridge, a company specializing in blockchain, was attacked by the Lazarus and APT38 groups last summer.
Horizon is software through which crypto tokens can move between different blockchains. According to Chainalysis, cybercriminals attacked such “bridges” 13 times that year. They stole about $2 billion. cryptocurrencies.
To launder the $60 million Ethereum cryptocurrency, North Korean hackers used a privacy protocol called Railgun, according to the FBI. Partially received funds were sent to several crypto exchanges for conversion to bitcoins.
Earlier, we reported that cybercriminals posted the email addresses of more than 200 million Twitter users on a hacker forum.