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Crypto-Linked Terror Attacks Probably Quadrupled, UN Official Says: Report
As many as 20% of terror attacks may be financed by crypto, up from 5% a few years ago, said Svetlana Martynova.
CDCROP: United Nations building (Amitoj Singh/CoinDesk)

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UN to Use Blockchain to Tackle Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Hong Kong
The new initiative will help ensure migrant workers aren’t charged unethical fees.
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Facebook-Led Libra Could Be Boon to UN, Says Crypto Project's Chief
The head of the Libra Association has argued that the Facebook-led cryptocurrency could help the U.N. achieve its sustainable development goals.
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North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto
North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.
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UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks
A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.
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North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs
North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.
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North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel
A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
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Malta's Prime Minister Hails Crypto as 'Future of Money' in UN Speech
Malta's prime minister, Joseph Muscat, has told the U.N. that cryptocurrencies are "the inevitable future of money."
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Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone to Develop Blockchain-Based ID Platform With UN Partnership
Two UN entities are working with a tech startup to provide Sierra Leone a blockchain-based credit and identity platform for banking services.
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Binance Taps UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador to Lead Charity Effort
Binance announced today that it has appointed Helen Hai as the new head of its charity foundation.
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