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The U.S. Treasury connected the North Korean hacking hacking is the process of using a computer to manipulate another computer or computer system in an unauthorized fashion. group Lazarus to last month’s attack that siphoned more than $600 million from the U.S. economy. Ronin.
According to U.S. federal agents, the hacking group Lazarus The North Korea-based company was allegedly linked to the hacking of more than $600 million USD to Ronin Network a network refers to all nodes in the operation of a blockchain at any given moment in time. the network that supports the popular video gameAxie Infinity.
El U.S. Treasury Department Confirmed Hacker Connection with the recent attack on a update to its list of sanctioned entities. According to various reports, the government agency’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on Thursday added a wallet a place where cryptocurrency users can store, send and receive digital assets. address a place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers. of Ethereum a decentralized open-source blockchain with smart contracts functionality. which had previously been identified as the “ Ronin Bridge Operator “.
As reported by CoinDesk the blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. analytics firm, Chainalysis also noted in a tweet that the address “ was involved in the Ronin hack. “. For its part, the team of Ronin updated a blog entry prior to the hacking, stating that the FBI had linked the hack to Lazarus with the violation and that the Treasury Department had sanctioned the funds.
The United States Government, specifically the Treasury Department, has sanctioned the management that received the stolen funds. We are still in the process of adding additional security the term securities refers to a fungible and tradable financial instrument that carries a type of monetary value. measures before re-implementing the Ronin Bridge to mitigate future risk. Expect the bridge to be deployed by the end of the month.
Grupo Lazarus estuvo detrás del hackeo
U.S. authorities have previously rated Lazarus como una “ state-sponsored piracy organization “North Korea’s first attacks date back to 2009. Its first attacks date back to 2009, and it has been the alleged perpetrator of hackeos known, including an attack of ransomware ransomware is a type of malware used by hackers to steal or encrypt their victims’ files to extort them for a ransom in exchange for file decryption or restoration. a WannaCry in 2017, the violation of Sony Pictures in 2014 and a series of attacks on pharmaceutical companies in 2020.
“ Not surprisingly, this attack has been attributed to North Korea. “wrote the firm Elliptic who has been investigating the case, in a blog post.
Many characteristics of the attack mirrored the method used by the Lazarus Group in previous high-profile attacks, including the location of the victim, the attack method (believed to have involved social engineering) and the laundering pattern used by the group after the event.
Ronin Network is a sidechain connected to the main network of Ethereum which was developed by Sky Mavis the creators Axieto support the opposite of Resistance, it is a threshold that crypto’s price doesn’t fall below. faster and cheaper transactions for the game. The bridgesufrió uno de los mayores ataques de piratería el mes pasado in which it lost about $625 million in ETH and USDC.
El exploit a Ronin tuvo lugar el 23 de marzo, pero no fue sino una semana después que se descubrió el ataque. En ese momento, el equipo de Ronin stopped the bridge and noticed that he was working with several U.S. government agencies, as well as with Chainalysis to shed light on those responsible for the attack.
19% of the stolen funds have already been laundered.
In general, the teams of Ronin y Sky Mavis have been leading several efforts to remedy what happened. The creators of Axie ya he raised USD $150 million to reimburse users who lost money because of the hack. They are also offering a $1 million reward to those who lost money because of the hack. hackers that can identify vulnerabilities ” extraordinarily graves “on the web.
In the meantime, hackers have been working to liquidate the funds. As reported by Blockworks the attackers attempted to sell around 6,500 stolen ETH in March, transferring the stolen ETH to the tokens to three different exchanges. Meanwhile, all of the stolen USDC has been transferred to various DeFi a movement encouraging alternatives to traditional, centralized forms of financial services. wallets and protocols, as shown by Etherscan .
The data from Etherscan also show that more than 3,000 ETH, or about USD $9.9 million, moved out of the wallet on Wednesday to other way which then sent the coins in batches of 100 ETH transactions to several different wallets. While more than $400 million is still sitting idle, the firm’s Elliptic has estimated that 19% of the stolen funds have already been laundered.
According to a informe de esa firma, los piratas informáticos han estado utilizando Tornado Cash cash is the most liquid form of money: physical coins and banknotes in the most narrow sense of the term. a popular mixer based on smart contracts on the blockchain. Ethereum to launder the funds. Hasta ahora han enviado cerca de USD $80,3 millones en ETH al mezclador.
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Article by Hannah Estefania Perez / DiarioBitcoin
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