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North Korean Hackers Suspected in $100 Million Harmony Heist

  • Blockchain firm disclosed Horizon Bridge breach last week
  • Lazarus Group crew also accused of similar recent attacks
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Suspected North Korean hackers known as the Lazarus Group are believed to be behind the recent $100 million heist on California blockchain Harmony, a firm that tracks stolen cryptocurrency said Wednesday.  

Harmony confirmed that its Horizon Bridge, a seamless layer which allows cryptocurrency to move across different blockchains, had been hacked last week.