By Robert Miller | Portfolio Manager at NAOS Asset Management
Book Review: The Lazarus Heist, From Hollywood to High Finance: Inside North Korea's Global Cyber War
As one of the most shut off nations in the world, North Korea is shrouded in mystery. Investigative journalist, Geoff White, uncovers some of that mystery through a topic that is very much front page news these days, cybercrime. The book explores the history of North Korea which has a direct impact upon present day North Korea which gives a better understanding of the how and why cyber criminals of North Korea are perceived to operate.
The Lazarus Group, as they’ve been named, are an accused group of hackers working on behalf of the state. They’ve allegedly been the driving force behind numerous cyber-attacks through which Geoff White joins the dots, follows the money across the world and forms his opinions that this group is becoming more sophisticated over time, especially with the introduction of cryptocurrency.
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