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North Korean hackers linked to Atomic Wallet crypto hack


Crypto researchers say North Korean state-backed hackers are likely behind a recent hack on Atomic Wallet customers, resulting in millions of dollars in estimated losses.
Estonia-based Atomic Wallet is a non-custodial decentralized wallet, which means users are responsible for the assets they store. The company, which supports over 500 coins and tokens, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, claims more than five million users of its software worldwide.
Atomic confirmed on June 3 that it had received reports of compromised wallets and had begun investigating the issue. An update posted on June 5 said that less than 1% of its monthly users — thought to be around 50,000 individuals — appeared to be affected by the hack. According to the …

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