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North Korea has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars globally since 2014 by hacking banks’ computer systems, according to a new report released by a U.S. security firm Wednesday.
Fire Eye’s report found that a group backed by Pyongyang was responsible for operations across more than 16 organizations and at least 11 countries.
According to the firm, the group remains “an active global threat.”
The article goes on to state the following:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned Tuesday that North Korean hackers were using malware to withdraw cash from Asian and African banks, according to the Associated Press.
DHS reported that Hidden Cobra, the federal government’s term for the North Korean hacking group, had taken tens of millions of dollars from ATMs over the last two years.
#UPDATE Elite group of North Korean hackers identified as source of a wave of cyberattacks on global banks that netted ‘hundreds of millions’ of dollars, security researchers say https://t.co/QsWmVzs7l1 #FireEye
— AFP news agency (@AFP) October 3, 2018
FASTCash #ATM Hacking Scheme Unveiled — North Korean “Hidden Cobra” #Hacking Group Compromises Banks’ Switch Application Servers to Trick ATMs into Spitting Out Millions in Cashhttps://t.co/Ws4Zv9BoI3
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— The Hacker News (@TheHackersNews) October 3, 2018
— Catalin Cimpanu (@campuscodi) October 2, 2018
Cosmos Bank, a Pune based co-operative had lost Rs 94.42 crore in one of the largest banking heists in the country https://t.co/uBP6Zd3YNn
— EconomicTimes (@EconomicTimes) October 3, 2018
In other news, North Korean hackers have reportedly stole hundreds of millions of dollars over the last several years. https://t.co/DzKGQeqGuY
— Isaac Stone Fish (@isaacstonefish) October 3, 2018
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