North Korea behind years of cyberattacks against Japanese crypto firms: Tokyo
Japanese police say attacks show fingerprints of DPRK-linked Lazarus Group like spear-phishing and social engineering
North Korea’s Lazarus Group is responsible for multiple cyberattacks against Japanese blockchain firms over the last several years, according to Japanese law enforcement.
In a press release, authorities said they see overlap between the tactics used in a string of attacks against Japanese companies and those that Lazarus has employed elsewhere, such as targeted spear-phishing.
“It has been concluded that Lazarus, a subordinate organization of the North Korean government, carried out cyber attacks against crypto-asset-related businesses,” Japan’s National Public Safety Commission said Friday.
According to the press release, attackers mainly used
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