Browsing the "North Korea" Tag

North Korea Set Up a Blockchain Firm to Launder Crypto to Cash: UN

| William Foxley

North Korea set up a Hong Kong blockchain firm in a bid to to launder stolen cryptocurrency and avoid sanctions, the UN has reportedly said.

North Korea Plans Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency to Sidestep Sanctions

| Daniel Palmer

The regime linked with major hacks of crypto exchanges is reportedly building its own token to get around the tough international sanctions.

US Sanctions Three Alleged Crypto Hacking Groups From North Korea

| Richard Meyer

The U.S. Treasury mentioned cryptocurrency thefts as one of the reasons for the action against the Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel.

North Korea to Hold Its Second Crypto Conference, Telegraphing Openness

| Richard Meyer

As it conducts one missile test after the next, the pariah state issues a welcome to the crypto community.

North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

| Daniel Palmer

A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

| Daniel Palmer

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

North Korean Hackers Target Crypto Exchange UPbit’s South Korean Users

| John Biggs

North Korean hackers have been using a familiar phishing tool to steal UPbit customer details, security experts allege.

North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

| Yogita Khatri

A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.