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Oh Great, a Hacking Group Linked to North Korea Is Getting Very Good at Targeting Bitcoin Owners

McAfee analysts released research on Monday indicating that Lazarus, a cybercrime group known for its association with North Korea as well for its involvement in the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack and the 2014 Sony hack, is now using never-before-seen tactics to attempt to steal Bitcoin in a campaign called HaoBao. In his summary of the findings, senior McAfee analyst Ryan Sherstobitoff characterizes the recent spate of hacks as “an ambitious campaign by Lazarus to establish cryptocurrency cybercrime at a sophisticated level.
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