Cryptocurrency News Today: North Korea Took $2 Billion in Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Program

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Cryptocurrency News Today: North Korea Took $2 Billion in Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Program


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North Korea Took $2 Billion in Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Program (reuters.com)






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from the watch-out dept.

An anonymous reader shares a report: North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday. Pyongyang also “continued to enhance its nuclear and missile programmes although it did not conduct a nuclear test or ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) launch,” said the report to the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee by independent experts monitoring complianc

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