FBI Announces North Korea-Associated Hackers Responsible For $100 Million Virtual Robbery

FBI Announces North Korea-Associated Hackers Responsible For $100 Million Virtual Robbery


On Monday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that a North Korea-associated hacking group had carried out a robbery of $100 million in cryptocurrency last year.

Harmony’s Horizon Bridge operates cryptocurrency movements between Harmony and other systems. On June 24, 2022, Harmony’s bridge was hacked and $100 million of virtual funds were taken.

The FBI stated that hackers called the Lazarus Group, also identifiable as APT28, which are connected with North Korea, stole the cryptocurrency.

In a press release, the FBI explained that earlier this month, on Friday, January 13, North Korean hackers utilized RAILGUN, which is a privacy tool, in order to launder ethereum taken last year. The amount laundered came to a worth of more than $60 million.

Some of the money was then delivered to

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