Multi-Stage Cyber Attacks Net North Korea Millions in Virtual Currencies: Researchers

Multi-Stage Cyber Attacks Net North Korea Millions in Virtual Currencies: Researchers More SINGAPORE/SEOUL (Reuters) – A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions drive the country to…

U.S. Says North Korea to Blame for ‘WannaCry’ Cyber Attack

The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year. “The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible,” Tom Bossert, homeland security…

US says North Korea ‘directly responsible’ for massive cyber attack

The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year. “The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible,” Tom Bossert, homeland security…

Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies – Tech News | The Star Online

SINGAPORE/SEOUL: A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions drive the country to seek new sources of cash, researchers say.  North Korea’s government-backed hackers have been blamed for…

US blames North Korea for WannaCry cyber attack that paralysed NHS

The US has blamed North Korea for the rampant WannaCry ransomware that infected more than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries. Businesses, schools and hospitals including the NHS were brought to their knees by the malicious software after it spread in May.  Tom Bossert, President Donald…

Turnbull condemns N Korea over cyber attack

AUSTRALIA’S intelligence agencies have confirmed North Korea carried out the massive “WannaCry” cyber attack this year that impacted more than 150 countries earlier this year. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today condemned the rogue nation for the unprecedented cyber attack which hit more than 230,000 computers…

U.S. set to declare North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyber attack

The U.S. government is publicly acknowledging that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in more than 150 countries earlier this year. As a result, the Trump administration will be calling on “all responsible states” to counter North…

North Korea hackers steal bitcoin by targeting currency insiders

Chesnot/Getty Images Bitcoin values are skyrocketing, and North Korea appears to be trying to profit from that virtual gold rush. Secureworks reports that the Lazarus Group (a team linked to the North Korean government) has been conducting a spearphishing campaign against cryptocurrency industry workers in…

Seoul Accuses N Korean Hackers of Stealing South Korean Cybercash

CC0 / Pixabay South Korea’s spy agency says it suspects North Korean hackers staged several large-scale cyberattacks against cryptocurrency exchanges in the South, seeking to alleviate Bitcoin and other digital currencies to bypass the international sanctions against Pyongyang. Kristian Rouz – South Korea’s counter-intelligence agency…

North Korean hackers behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, South

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s spy agency said North Korean hackers were behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year in which some 7.6 billion won ($6.99 million) worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, a newspaper reported on Saturday. The cyber attacks attributed to North Korean hackers…

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