North Korean Hackers Tied With Dictator Are Exploiting DeFi: Laura Shin
Crypto journalist Laura Shin responded to Ryan Selkis’ tweet on North Korea-related crypto hacks, claiming that they are facilitated by the government....
- Messari CEO Ryan Selkis does not believe North Korea is responsible for crypto hacks worth billions of dollars.
- Crypto journalist Laura Shin argues that the hacks are carried out by hackers employed by the North Korean government.
- ZachXBT accuses a North Korea-linked hacker group, Lazarus Group, of stealing $54 million from the crypto exchange CoinEx.
- Blockchain researchers and the firm Elliptic suggest that Lazarus Group may be behind the CoinEx hack, but the investigation is ongoing.
The article presents conflicting views on whether North Korea is responsible for crypto hacks. Ryan Selkis doubts North Korea's involvement, while Laura Shin argues that the hacks are carried out by hackers employed by the North Korean government. The accusation against Lazarus Group adds weight to the possibility of North Korean involvement.