North Korean Hackers Fund Nuclear Program with Cryptocurrency Stolen: Report


North Korea-linked hackers have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars in crypto to fund the regime’s nuclear weapons programs, analysis reveals. According to blockchain intelligence agency TRM Labs, from January to August 18th of this year, they stole over $200 million worth of crypto, accounting for more than 20% of all stolen crypto this year.

In a June dialogue with North Korea consultants, TRM Labs noted a pivot away from North Korea’s “traditional revenue-generating activities” as a sign that the regime could be “increasingly turning to cyber attacks to fund its

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