September 27, 2021

North Korean hackers broke into software used by banks and government agencies

Researchers “strongly attribute” the novel attack on a popular security software manager to the DPRK’s Lazarus Group

The North Korea-linked Lazarus Group is likely behind a novel supply chain attack targeting a popular South Korean security software manager, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm ESET.

On Monday, ESET warned that WIZVERA VeraPort, a widespread application that assists with installing custom security software, was compromised by Lazarus hackers.