North Korean hacking outfit “Lazarus” is the most profitable cryptocurrency-hacker syndicate in the world. Since 2017, internet baddies have in total stolen $882 million worth of cryptocurrency from online exchanges, but none have done it quite as well as the infamous North Koreans. World-renowned cybersecurity unit Group-IB is prepping to release its annual report on trends in hi-tech cybercrime. A summary obtained by Hard Fork details 14 different attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges since January last year and calculates the state-sponsored Lazarus group is responsible for $571 million of the ill-gotten gains. That’s well over half the total sum, more than half… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 21): Tan Sri Chua Soi Lek, who served as MCA president from 2010 to 2013, has called for a change of leadership in the party ahead of its election on Nov 4. The party is now led by Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, with Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong as his deputy.
Chua described MCA as being in its "most distressed moment" after failing to defend federal power as part of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition in the 14th General Election (GE14) on May 9.