north korea using hackers to raise revenue via crypto heists

North Korea is utilising cryptocurrency heists to raise funds

According to a research by cybersecurity firm Mandiant, North Korea has been using hackers to fund some state operations through “crypto heists.”

“The country’s espionage operations are thought to reflect the regime’s immediate concerns and priorities, which are likely currently focused on obtaining financial resources through crypto heists, targeting of media, news, and political entities, information on foreign relations and nuclear information, and a slight decline in the once rampant stealing of COVID-19 vaccine research,” according to the report.

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