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The Debridge team fails due to a potential cyber attack by the Lazarus group

  • The North Korean Lazarus Group is under suspicion.
  • The cyber attack on Debridge was prevented.
  • BlueNorff also targets cyberspace.

The Lazarus Group, a North Korean state-run cybercrime group, is suspected of an attempted cyberattack on deBridge Finance on Thursday.

A failed cyberattack by North Korea’s Lazarus Group was prevented.

On Friday, liquidity transfer protocol DeBridge co-founder Alex Smirnov tweeted that the cyberattack was aimed at the company’s team. The attack could be fueled by the Lazarus Group, a North Korean cybercrime mafia.

Many members of the minutes team received an email with a linked PDF titled “New Salary Adjustments.” After downloading this file and providing information about the password, viruses can be released on the computers, and as a result, the virus transfers all the collected data of this computer to a hacker command office.” According to the co-founder.

Hacking group Lazarus became notorious in the crypto industry after hacking $550 million from Axie Infinity’s Ronin Bridge.

DeFinance Capital founder Arthur Cheong stated that North Korean cybercriminal group Lazarus is the only hacking group targeting the crypto industry. The founder firmly believes that the well-known companies in the crypto space are at high risk.

BlueNoroff attacks cyberspace.

Kaspersky, a cybersecurity company, has cited Cheong’s warning, stating that another group called BlueNoroff is also attacking the crypto space.

North Korean cybercriminals have used virtual currencies in cryptovirus attacks against another division of the financial system. In July, the United States Department of Justice recovered $500,000 from North Korean cybercriminals who pressured two United States hospitals into paying bribes in bitcoin to regain access to their servers.

David Schwed opinion

The Chief Operating Officer of Holborn, a blockchain security company, David Schewed mentioned that these types of attacks are quite common. It depends on the challenging nature of the audience by naming at will the files that disturb their interest such as: B. Details related to their salary.

“We face many attacks of this nature, especially against blockchain companies given the increased stakes due to the immutability of blockchain payments,” added Schwed.

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