Targeting of Japanese crypto-asset businesses
Date of report
  • October 2022
Lazarus, a North Korean state-sponsored hacking group, conducted several years of phishing attacks aimed at Japanese crypto-asset businesses to steal cryptocurrency.
Suspected victims
  • Japanese cryptocurrency businesses
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Financial Theft
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response