Kaspersky Detected a Crypto Exchange Hacker Attack Coming from North Korea

kaspersky labs detected a north korean hacker attack

According to the report, published by a popular antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the hackers from North Korea have developed and spread malicious software called AppleJeus which affected the cryptocurrency exchange the name of which was not disclosed in the report.

As the Kaspersky experts claim, the software was meant to infect both Windows and Mac operating systems, moreover, the hackers are most probably planning to release the Linux version as well. Most probably, their aim was stealing all the crypto assets of the exchange.

A representatives of Kaspersky Labs commented on the incident by saying:

This should be a lesson to all of us and a wake-up call to businesses relying on third-party software.

We would like to remind you that the crypto exchange Bithumb also suffered from a massive hacker attack.

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