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More Links Found Between North Korean and Russian Hacking Operations

September 16, 2020

Known as the Lazarus group, the North Korean hackers have been involved in high profile attacks, including the WannaCry outbreak in 2017, the $81 million Bangladesh bank theft, attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, and a campaign targeting dozens of defense and governmental organizations in Israel and globally, among other incidents.

According to threat intelligence company Intel 471, the hackers from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) maintain a close relationship with top-tier Russian-speaking cybercriminals, including the hacking group behind the infamous Dridex Trojan, as well as the operators of TrickBot.

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