2022 cryptocurrency It has been a year in which hacking incidents were experienced as well as decreases in the market.
In this context, the $ 100 million in June 2022 Harmony Bridge The hacking event was one of the most talked about events of the year.
US officials, who made a statement about this hack, announced that the North Korean hacking group Lazarus was behind the Harmony hack.
This information US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) also confirmed by
The FBI, in its report published by the North Korean hacker group, Lazarus Group and APT38He said last June that US crypto firm Harmony was responsible for the $100 million hack of the Horizon bridge.
The FBI also reported on January 13 that $60 million worth of hacking groups stole in the June attack. Ethereum He also stated that he used a privacy protocol called Railgun to launder money.
FBI, the attackers stole ETHSome of the coins were later sent to different cryptocurrency exchanges, and to Bitcoin (BTC) He added that it was transformed.
Stating that North Korea’s crypto theft and laundering is used to support ballistic missile and Weapons of Mass Destruction programs, the FBI included the following statements in its report:
“The FBI and its investigative partners will continue to detect and prevent the theft and laundering of cryptocurrency used to support North Korea’s ballistic missile and Weapons of Mass Destruction programs.”
As it will be remembered, Lazarus Group has previously Axie Infinity connected ronin He was also blamed for stealing nearly $600 million worth of cryptocurrencies from the bridge.
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