Cibersecurity — stole millions from ATMs

North Korea-linked hacking group stole millions from ATMs

ATMs North Korea-linked hacking group stole millions from ATMs

North Korea-linked hacking group stole millions from ATMs

North Korea-linked hacking group stole millions from ATMs Lazarus, North Korea-linked hacking group that was behind the notorious WannaCry attack, managed to steal tens of millions of dollars from ATMs in Asia and Africa, according to a report from security firm Symantec. The hackers deployed malware called Trojan.FastCash and infected thousands of servers that communicate with ATMs. It then used that access to approve its own fraudulent transactions and withdraw money from the machines. The FastCash scheme has been going on for years. According to Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), which issued a warning about the attack last...

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