It is evident North Korea poses a massive threat to countries worldwide. The United States is particularly vulnerable to its machinations, although nothing disastrous has transpired just yet. According to FireEye researchers, however, North Korea has already been responsible for attacks on US electric power companies. Most of these attacks involved the use of spear phishing emails, which clearly confirms […]
Bitcoin is a safe haven that is unaffected by normal market factors. As these factors continue to escalate there could be a bigger trend towards digital currencies.
Law enforcement officials have confirmed that hackers from North Korea sought to steal bitcoins from exchanges in South Korea.
With more UN restrictions, North Korea may turn to digital currency as a way out.
According to a new report from security research firm FireEye, North Korean hackers are targeting Bitcoin and Ethereum users in South Korea.
Strong evidence is emerging that an elite team of hackers operating out of Pyongyang are stealing Bitcoin. It’s thought that the totalitarian nation is hoping to negate the effect of recent global trade embargos levied against them. As the UN sanctions tighten around the rogue state, it seems North Korea is turning to cybercrime to […]
There are some interesting developments taking place in North Korea right now. It appears state-sponsored hackers are actively targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges these days. It may lead to additional hacks affecting such platforms moving forward. After all, there have been multiple incidents affecting South Korean exchanges throughout 2017. North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges […]
Is North Korea targeting the South’s cryptocurrency exchanges?
Cyber hackers from North Korea have reportedly targeted Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea in retaliation to new sanctions imposed by the United Nations against the hermit ki…
North Korea has been in the news a lot recently, mostly for its leader’s continued and heightened threats against the United States and its allies. In response, the United Nations universally adopted new sanctions – with backing from China – against the hermit kingdom. The DPRK swiftly ramped up its rhetoric, and may have also performed cyberattacks against South […]
Investors have started to include Bitcoin in their portfolios as a safe haven asset, due to its immutability to economic uncertainty.
While global markets tremor as North Korea and the US flex their muscles, Bitcoin remains unaffected as a true decentralized currency.
It does not happen all that often that we see an instance of malware targeting North Korea specifically. After all, very little information is known about North Korea and no one wants to touch that powder keg if they can avoid it. Konni is a new type of malware targeting this country specifically, and its Remote Access […]
The battle for the technically perfect ICO is far from over as newcomer LakeBanker label’s Civic’s effort “North Korean.”
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