North Korean cyber attackers have targeted banks in 18 countries with Pyongyang using the money to boost its terrifying nuclear programme, security experts have claimed. A hacking operation known as Lazarus has targeted financial institutions in Europe, Central and South America, Africa, India and the Middle East, according to Russian researchers. Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said it had obtained digital evidence that fuels suspicions that North Korea was involved in last year’s $81 million cyber heist of the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daily Mail