Episode 32: The Lazarus Heist: Inside North Korea’s Global Cyber War

Investigative journalist Geoff White discusses his new book The Lazarus Heist. It’s the story of how North Korea has harnessed cutting-edge technology to pursue a highly effective campaign of cyber-raids to fund its economy.

This has included the exploitation of central banks, cryptocurrency exchanges, Hollywood film studios and the UK’s National Health Service. Geoff is joined by CFCS’s Tom Keatinge and Allison Owen to dive into the mechanics of this cybercriminal threat and its implications for democracies.

Financial Crime Insights Podcast Series

Financial Crime Insights is a collection of discussions from past CFCS webinars and events with top financial crime thinkers, as well as behind-the-scenes research interviews with the CFCS team. The topics they discuss remain timely and our aim is to bring these insights from the computer screen to our listeners who are on the go.


Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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Allison Owen

Associate Fellow - Expert in cryptocurrency and counter-proliferation finance

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