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North Korea related to the Hidden Cobra attacks

06/10/2017

Investigations conducted by the FBI and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reveal that the hacker group known as the Hidden Cobra, also known as the Lazarus Group and Guardians of Peace, would work for the government of North Korea and would be Those responsible for security attacks carried out since 2009.

As early as 2016, a study called Operation Blockbuster was published, carried out by companies specializing in cybersecurity such as Novetta, Kaspersky Lab and AlienVault, among others.

These investigations attribute to Hidden Cobra the attack on Sony Pictures in 2014, the theft of 101 million dollars to the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016, as well as the diffusion of ransomware WannaCry, among many others.