Latest News Of North Korea Tag
Business 17 April 2019
North Korea buying nuclear weapons with crypto theft fund: report
It is currently unclear how much cryptocurrency that North Korea has stockpiled, but it is estimated to be somewhere between $545 million and $735 million, according to a recent report.
Business 4 April 2019
North Korea reportedly using crypto heist money for nuclear weapons
Apt 38 is an elite group of North Korea’s most capable hackers, and they are sponsored by the government, according to reports.
Business 22 March 2019
North Korea dissidents turn to cryptocurrency to topple Kim Jong-un
The group, called Cheollima Civil Defense, is selling some 200,000 visas to a future free North Korea, in hopes of raising as much as $27 million selling the citizenship documents on the blockchain.
Business 3 December 2018
Crypto exchanges becoming too challenging for North Korean hackers
Hacking on individual crypto wallets have increased based on cybersecurity firm Cuvepia, who indicated that the company had recently uncovered more than 30 attacks.
Business 14 November 2018
To fund regime, North Korea hacked crypto exchanges, ran ICOs: report
The North Korean state has been flagged as a persistent bad actor in crypto circles, hacking into South Korean exchanges as well as setting up their own fake ICOs to raise money for the regime.
Business 26 September 2018
North Korea using cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions, experts say
To avoid the economic sanctions imposed by the United States, North Korea has reportedly been using cryptocurrencies “increasingly,” according to two Washington-based financial analysts.
Tech 28 August 2018
Despite little knowledge, North Korea testing crypto mining waters: report
A report by South Korea's state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) suggested that North Korea has been mining cryptocurrencies, albeit on a small scale.
Business 27 August 2018
North Korea prepares to hold crypto conference in October
Called "Korean International Blockchain Conference," the inaugural blockchain conference is hosted by the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea (DPRK) in the capital city of Pyongyang, starting Oct. 1.
Tech 23 August 2018
Lazarus Group-linked Ryuk ransomware targets businesses: report
Dubbed Ryuk, there are suggestions the ransomware attacks could be linked to a North Korean hacker group known to rely on BTC ransom payments.
Business 5 March 2018
Bittrex bans North Korea, Iran, Syria, Cuba, Crimea clients from exchange
The ban kicks on March 9, but some say their cryptocurrency accounts—and their funds have already been frozen without a heads-up.
Tech 5 February 2018
South Korea pins 2017 crypto theft on North’s hackers
North Korea has been engaging in related cybercrime attacks, with mounting evidence pointing to a specific unit called Lazarus, according to South Korea.
Business 21 December 2017
South Korean exchanges blame North Korea for recent crypto-heists
North Korea is making its mark on the cryptocurrency sphere, and in a nefarious way.