Hackers from North Korea has reportedly found a new victim in DeBridge Finance, a cross-chain interoperability and liquidity transfer protocol, multiple sources disclose, Saturday.
Based on DeBridge’s initial assessment, the attempted cyberattack likely originated from the notorious North Korean hacking syndicate, Lazarus Group.
Several DeBridge team members received a faked email containing a PDF file titled “New Salary Adjustments” that was purportedly sent by DeBridge co-founder Alex Smirnov.
According to Smirnov, a significant number of DeBridge staff received emails from the hackers. Upon viewing and downloading the PDF file, the PCs were infected with a malware that collects data.