Lazarus Group

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2018
Symantec shared details of North Korean Lazarus’s FastCash Trojan used to hack banks

North Korea-linked Lazarus Group has been using FastCash Trojan to compromise AIX servers to empty tens of millions of dollars from ATMs. Security experts from Symantec have discovered a malware, tracked as FastCash Trojan, that was used by the Lazarus APT Group, in a string of attacks against ATMs. The ATP group has been using this malware […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 18, 2017
BAE Systems report links Taiwan heist to North Korean LAZARUS APT

Researchers at BAE Systems investigated the recent cyber-heist that targeted a bank in Taiwan and linked the action to the notorious Lazarus APT group. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members used mostly custom-tailored malware in their attacks and experts that investigated on the crew consider it highly sophisticated. […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2017
Security experts link WannaCry ransomware to Lazarus Group

In the IT security community several experts start linking the WannaCry ransomware to the Lazarus Group due to similarities in the attack codes. The security researcher at Google Neel Mehta published a mysterious tweet using the #WannaCryptAttribution hashtag. What did he mean? 9c7c7149387a1c79679a87dd1ba755bc @ 0x402560, 0x40F598ac21c8ad899727137c4b94458d7aa8d8 @ 0x10004ba0, 0x10012AA4#WannaCryptAttribution — Neel Mehta (@neelmehta) May 15, 2017 According […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 18, 2017
Symantec blames North Korean Lazarus APT group for recent attacks on banks

Further investigation on the attacks against Polish banks allowed Symantec to determine that North Korean Lazarus APT group was behind recent attacks on banks. According to malware researchers at Symantec, the North Korean APT group Lazarus was likely behind a recent string of cyber attacks against organizations in 31 countries. According to Symantec, the Lazarus […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2017
Watering hole attacks on Polish Banks Linked to Lazarus Group

According to security experts from Symantec and BAE Systems, the recently discovered attacks aimed at Poland banks are linked to the Lazarus Group. Last week, several Polish banks confirmed their systems were infected with a malware after their staff visited the site of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. The cyber attack was first reported by […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 02, 2016
New evidence links the NK Lazarus Group to SWIFT banking attacks

The Analysis of SWIFT attacks revealed five additional pieces of malware containing portions of code shared by Lazarus Group. While security experts continue to investigate the cyber heists that involved SWIFT systems, new evidence collected by a senior security researcher from Anomali Labs link the malware to the North Korean hacker crew known as Lazarus Group. The expert discovered that five […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 11, 2016
Seoul blames North Korea for hacking a South Korean defense contractor

Is the North Korea behind the hack of a South Korean defense contractor? The officials announced an investigation into the security incident. There is a constant tension between South Korea and the North, now the Government of Seoul is accusing Pyongyang for a cyber attack that in April last hit a navy defence contractor, the […]