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North Korean hackers are targeting cryptocurrency workers with a fake job advert





North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is seen as the newly developed intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-15's test was successfully launched, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 30, 2017.

  • Cybersecurity firm Secureworks discovers malware in fake bitcoin job advert email.
  • Coding suggests that North Korea’s Lazarus Group is behind the attack.
  • Unclear what the aim of the attack is or how many people have been targeted.

LONDON — North Korean hackers are targeting people in the cryptocurrency industry using phishing emails.

Cybersecurity company Secureworks discovered a fake job advert email supposedly from a “prominent bitcoin company” headquartered in the UK that installs malware on people’s computers when opened. It’s not clear whether the hack is intended to steal information or any bitcoin owned by people who open the email.

Rafe Pilling, a senior security read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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