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North Korean Hacking Infrastructure Tied to Magecart Hits

July 6, 2020

Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea have extended their bag of online attack tricks beyond cryptocurrency mining, online bank heists and ransomware. Now, they’re also hitting e-commerce merchants in the U.S. and Europe to steal payment card data.

So says Dutch security firm Sansec, which reports that it has found the same malicious infrastructure backing multiple Magecart-style attack campaigns as has been seen in attacks previously attributed to Lazarus, aka Hidden Cobra, which refers to hackers with apparent ties to the Pyongyang-based government of North Korea, led by Kim Jong-Un.

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