Hackers from North Korea are stealing cryptocurrency with the help of Trojan: Mac OS is also under the threat

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Hackers from North Korea are stealing cryptocurrency with the help of Trojan: Mac OS is also under the threat

Hackers from the group of Lazarus continue to terrorize kryptonsite: theft of coins is carried out through the contamination Trojan.

The North Korean group of cyber criminals Lazarus launched another campaign, dubbed AppleJeus. Its main goal is to steal cryptocurrency. Experts from the Global group of research and analysis at Kaspersky Lab (GReAT) found that the group had already become active, penetrating into the spaces of crypto-currency exchangers in Asia.

The aim of the campaign is to steal cryptocurrency from using the software. In addition to the malware on Windows, the researchers were able to identify a previously unknown version that focuses on the Mac OS.

Mac OS and Windows versions work the same malware, but the researchers expressed concern that Mac OS users will be less prepared to work with malware. Experts say that this development is “alarm” for anyone using this operating system for activities related to the cryptocurrency. According to them copies of the malware have been uploaded to the web site of the company, which develops software for trading cryptocurrencies.

Malicious update installs a Trojan known as Fallchill that the Lazarus team has used in the past

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