How North Korea Stole BILLIONS in Crypto
Fun Fact About North Korea #8
North Korea has stolen billions from hacking crypto.
Did you know that the North Korean government has made billions of dollars in the past few years from cybercrimes, including hacking crypto.
A 2020 US military report says North Korea’s hacking programme goes back to at least the mid-1990s and has now grown to a 6,000-strong cyber warfare unit.
In fact, the FBI has recently confirmed that North Korean hackers stole over $400 million dollars of digital currencies in 2021 alone.
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