In a single hack, North Korean hackers stole more than $600 million in cryptocurrencies, according to the FBI.

Last month, hackers linked to the North Korean government stole more than $600 million in bitcoin from a video gaming company, according to the FBI. The breach is the latest in a long line of daring cyber heists linked to North Korea’s government, which has evaded UN sanctions over its nuclear weapons testing for years.

The FBI claimed in a statement that “through our investigation, we were able to identify Lazarus Group and APT38, cyber criminals linked with the DPRK, are responsible for the loss of $620 million in Ethereum reported on March 29th.” North Korea’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is abbreviated as “DPRK,” and Ethereum is a technical platform connected with a type of cryptocurrency.

The recent hack of a computer network utilized by Axie Infinity, a video game that allows users to earn cryptocurrency, was the subject of the FBI’s statement. Unidentified hackers stole the equivalent of about $600 million — estimated at the time of the hack’s detection — on March 23 from a “bridge,” or network that allows users to transmit cryptocurrency from one blockchain to another, according to Sky Mavis, the business that produced Axie Infinity.

In response, the US Treasury Department imposed penalties on Lazarus Group, a hacking group suspected of working for the North Korean government, on Thursday, April 14.

The US Treasury announced that the precise “wallet,” or bitcoin address, used to cash out on the Axie Infinity hack has been sanctioned. North Korea is reported to have launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile in more than four years last month.

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