13 Sep '17, 10am

North Korea's hackers are reportedly targeting bitcoin exchanges - TechCrunch

North Korea’s hackers have been linked with many attacks, including the 2014 Sony hack , but it looks like the totalitarian state is now targeting bitcoin, and crypto coin exchanges in particular, with its hacking teams. That’s according to a new report from cybersecurity firm FireEye , which claims to have tracked at least five attacks on bitcoin exchanges, or individual bitcoin wallets, within the past six months. The targets reportedly include South Korea-based exchange Yapizon, and two others that were not named. Korea’s top crypto exchange Bithumb, the world’s fourth largest exchange, was hacked in late June , while the country’s top Ethereum exchange is said to have lost over $1 million via a breach earlier this month, but it is unclear whether North Korea was involved in either heist. The rise of bitcoin, which has surged to record highs this year and touched $5,000...

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