New Delhi: North Korea-based infamous Lazarus hacking group is again in motion, concentrating on Apple Mac customers with faux job emails that include malicious information. Researchers at cyber-security agency ESET posted a screenshot on Twitter that confirmed faux job listings from main crypto change Coinbase by Lazarus, well-known for spreading the WannaCry ransomware globally in 2017. The faux job itemizing was for an engineering supervisor, product safety, at Coinbase. Cryptocurrency Hack: Hackers Steal $100 Million in Digital Tokens From Concord Blockchain Bridge.
“A signed Mac executable disguised as a job description for Coinbase was uploaded to VirusTotal from Brazil. This is an instance of Operation by Lazarus for Mac,” the ESET researchers posted in a tweet.
The faux job emails have an attachment containing malicious information that may compromise each Intel and Apple chip-powered Mac computer systems.
“Malware is compiled for both Intel and Apple Silicon. It drops three files: a decoy PDF document, a bundle and a downloader,” warned researchers.
The Mac malware marketing campaign is new and never a part of earlier Lazarus campaigns. This time, “the bundle is signed July 21 (according to the timestamp) using a certificate issued in February 2022 to a developer named Shankey Nohria. The application is not notarised and Apple has revoked the certificate on August 12,” the researchers famous.
Final month, cyber-security researchers linked Lazarus with stealing $100 million price digital tokens from Concord, the crypto startup behind Horizon Blockchain Bridge.
The Lazarus Group has perpetrated a number of giant cryptocurrency thefts totalling over $2 billion, and has lately turned its consideration to Decentralised Finance (DeFi) providers equivalent to cross-chain bridges, in response to London-based blockchain evaluation supplier Elliptic. The identical group is believed to be behind the $540 million hack of Ronin Bridge.
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