Virgil Griffith has been released from jail pending trial after being arrested for allegedly conspiring to assist North Korea evade sanctions using crypto.
Virgil Griffith is charged with conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act after presenting in a blockchain conference in North Korea.
From egregious and amateurish errors to global regulatory changes, the Bitcoin ecosystem has seen a lot of activity this week.
North Korea has reportedly been laundering money through a blockchain company it set up in Hong Kong, in a move designed to evade international sanctions.
The notorious North Korean outfit has established a fake crypto firm whose GitHub code contains malware, for the second time.
The Department of the Treasury is so convinced that North Korea was the source of attacks that it has issued new sanctions against the cyber groups involved.
A report from the U.N. Security Council dives into how bad North Korea has been as a cyber security hacker.
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.
Crafty North Korean hackers nearly found a way to steal a bunch of money from South Korean cryptocurrency investors.