So far, the company estimates that blockchain hackers have lifted a cool $13 billion in 319 separate events.
And hacking is big business. Far from the stereotype of a solo operator launching cyber-attacks from a laptop, cryptocurrency attacks these days are more likely attributable to an organization such as the Lazarus Group.
Most recently, the North Korean crime syndicate has been associated with a series of phishing attacks targeting cryptocurrency companies on LinkedIn. They used a sophisticated technique known as spearphishing, sending personalized job offers to employees to gain access to corporate systems.