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UN probes 35 North Korean cyber-attacks

Business 14 August 2019

UN probes 35 North Korean cyber-attacks

A report from the U.N. Security Council dives into how bad North Korea has been as a cyber security hacker.

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North Korea has reportedly stolen $2 billion from crypto exchanges

Business 7 August 2019

North Korea has reportedly stolen $2 billion from crypto exchanges

The country led by dictator Kim Jong-un is reportedly involved in massive theft of assets, estimated to be worth as much as $2 billion, from exchanges and banks.

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North Korean phishing attempt almost works on Upbit customers

Business 31 May 2019

North Korean phishing attempt almost works on Upbit customers

Crafty North Korean hackers nearly found a way to steal a bunch of money from South Korean cryptocurrency investors.

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North Korea buying nuclear weapons with crypto theft fund: report

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.

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North Korea reportedly using crypto heist money for nuclear weapons

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.

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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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