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The Lazarus Heist

“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

 

#14

Lazarus Heist live

A special episode recorded in front of an audience in New York. What’s it like working in North Korea? How are hackers tracked in real time? Hosted by podcaster and musician Dessa, with Jean Lee and Geoff White. Your questions answered, plus guests: Seohyun Lee, who defected from North Korea, and cybersecurity expert Michael ‘Barni’ Barnhart. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

07 Oct 2022

58 MINS

58:16

07 Oct 2022


#13

Update: Live show

We’re recording a live episode! Find out how to send questions or be in the audience in New York. Go to www.bbcworldservice.com/lazarusheist for more information. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

13 Sep 2022

03 MINS

03:32

13 Sep 2022


#12

Update from Jean and Geoff

The Lazarus Heist will return in 2022. We have news for you about what’s coming next and a live show. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

22 Dec 2021

02 MINS

02:39

22 Dec 2021


#11

10. Kill switch

A frightening global attack, hospitals in chaos and an accidental hero with a secret. A virus spreads from computer to computer in 150 countries, causing billions of dollars in damage. It’s the story of WannaCry and Marcus Hutchins. Please help spread the word about #Lazarusheist ... Read more

20 Jun 2021

45 MINS

45:07

20 Jun 2021


#10

9. The Macau connection

“Dark arts”, murders and a place with a murky past. Breaking news: an unexpected interview with one of the middlemen. Please help us spread the word about #LazarusHeist on social media and leave ratings and reviews. Correction: This episode says that Kim Jong-nam was killed in 2015. The correct date was 2017. ... Read more

13 Jun 2021

40 MINS

40:52

13 Jun 2021


#9

8. The multimillion mistake

A costly spelling error and “a fight in the bank” over $20 million. The hunt for a mysterious middleman takes us to Japan. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

06 Jun 2021

36 MINS

36:07

06 Jun 2021


#8

7. Korean roulette

A car loaded with cash, fake millionaires and death threats – we’re following the money. After they hacked into the billion dollar account, it was time to gamble. The story moves to the Philippines. #LazarusHeist Please help us spread the word and leave ratings and reviews. ... Read more

30 May 2021

38 MINS

38:55

30 May 2021


#7

6. Cyber slaves

A double life overseas and welcome to hacker hotel. There’s an ominous message from a friend - “I don’t think I’ll be coming back”. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

23 May 2021

40 MINS

40:03

23 May 2021


#6

5. Cyber warriors

Surveillance, state control, executions and how to become a hacker. The FBI has accused Park Jin Hyok of being a hacker but how much choice do members of the Lazarus group actually have? #LazarusHeist ... Read more

16 May 2021

42 MINS

42:07

16 May 2021


#5

4. Billion dollar hack

A faulty printer, an empty room and the most daring cyber theft ever attempted. The Bangladesh Bank heist begins. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

09 May 2021

38 MINS

38:47

09 May 2021


#4

3. Superdollars

The Smoking Dragon, a fake wedding and a divorce party. And lots of counterfeit money. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

02 May 2021

33 MINS

33:15

02 May 2021


#3

2. Disaster movie

“I was terrified.” Panic in Hollywood, careers ruined and helium filled balloons sent to North Korea. President Obama makes clear who he blames for the Sony hack. #LazarusHeist ... Read more

25 Apr 2021

36 MINS

36:46

25 Apr 2021


#2

1. Hacking Hollywood

A movie, Kim Jong-un and a devastating cyber attack. The story of the Sony hack. How the Lazarus Group hackers caused mayhem in Hollywood and for Sony Pictures Entertainment. And this is just the beginning… #LazarusHeist ... Read more

18 Apr 2021

33 MINS

33:51

18 Apr 2021


#1

Introducing The Lazarus Heist

The most daring bank theft ever attempted? From hacking Hollywood to a billion-dollar plot. North Korea stands accused but says it had nothing to do with it and it’s part of the United States’ attempts to tarnish its image. Premieres 19 April 2021. A true crime investigation with Geoff White and Jean Lee. ... Read more

08 Apr 2021

03 MINS

03:01

08 Apr 2021