Targeting of cryptocurrency start-ups
Date of report
  • January 2022
BlueNoroff, an offshoot of the North Korean threat actor Lazarus Group, mounted a long-running campaign against cryptocurrency firms and exchanges in a bid to steal cryptocurrency.  
Suspected victims
  • Cryptocurrency start-ups and exchanges
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Financial Theft
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown