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North Korea dissidents turn to cryptocurrency to topple Kim Jong-un

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.

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Crypto exchanges becoming too challenging for North Korean hackers

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.

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To fund regime, North Korea hacked crypto exchanges, ran ICOs: report

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.

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North Korea using cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions, experts say

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.

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Despite little knowledge, North Korea testing crypto mining waters: report

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.

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North Korea prepares to hold crypto conference in October

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.

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Lazarus Group-linked Ryuk ransomware targets businesses: report

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.

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Bittrex bans North Korea, Iran, Syria, Cuba, Crimea clients from exchange

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.

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South Korea pins 2017 crypto theft on North’s hackers

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.

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South Korean exchanges blame North Korea for recent crypto-heists

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.

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ALERT: North Korean hackers are circulating an MS Word document to steal from crypto workers

Tech 18 December 2017

ALERT: North Korean hackers are circulating an MS Word document to steal from crypto workers

Beware: even Word documents are not safe.

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