Targeting of blockchain engineers at a cryptocurrency exchange
Date of report
  • October 2023
Lazarus Group distributed a compromised cryptocurrency arbitrage bot on public services on the chat service Discord. The attack was highly targeted, with the goal of gaining access to the network of a cryptocurrency company.
Suspected victims
  • An unspecified cryptocurrency company
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Financial Theft
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response