[HackerNews] North Korean Hackers Stole Millions from Cryptocurrency Startups Worldwide

Operators associated with the Lazarus sub-group BlueNoroff have been linked to a series of cyberattacks targeting small and medium-sized companies worldwide with an aim to drain their cryptocurrency funds, in what’s yet another financially motivated operation mounted by the prolific North Korean state-sponsored actor.
Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky, which is tracking the intrusions

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