Lazarus group strikes cryptocurrency firm through LinkedIn job adverts


The Lazarus group is on the hunt for cryptocurrency once more and has now launched a targeted attack against a crypto organization by exploiting the human element of the corporate chain.

On Tuesday, cybersecurity researchers from F-Secure said the cryptocurrency organization is one of the latest victims in a global campaign which has targeted businesses in at least 14 countries including the UK and US.

Lazarus is an advanced persistent threat (APT) group thought to be tied to North Korea. Economic sanctions against the country imposed due to nuclear prograThreatms, human rights abuses, and more may have something to do with the group, which focuses on financially-motivated attacks that have expanded to include cryptocurrency in the past three years.

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Source: ZDNet