CISA Alert:Analysis of North Korea’s Cryptocurrency Malware

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    "CISA Alert (AA21-048A)

    AppleJeus: Analysis of North Korea’s Cryptocurrency Malware

    Original release date: February 17, 2021

    This joint advisory is the result of analytic efforts among the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Treasury (Treasury) to highlight the cyber threat to cryptocurrency posed by North Korea, formally known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and provide mitigation recommendations.

    Working with U.S. government partners, FBI, CISA, and Treasury assess that Lazarus Group—which these agencies attribute to North Korean state-sponsored advanced persistent threat (APT) actors—is targeting individuals and companies, including cryptocurrency exchanges and financial service companies, through the dissemination of cryptocurrency trading applications that have been modified to include malware that facilitates theft of cryptocurrency..."

    https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa21-048a
     
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