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The FBI has confirmed that the infamous Lazarus Group, a threat actor believed to have strong ties to the North Korean government, was one of two entities behind the recent Harmony bridge cyberattack (opens in new tab).

Harmony, which allows users to transfer cryptocurrency tokens between otherwise separate blockchains, was attacked in in June 2022. The then-unknown hackers managed to steal around $100 million by exploiting flaws in the protocol’s code, making off with a total of 85,867 Ether tokens, native to the Ethereum blockchain.

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