Tag: North Korea

  • Iran

    Will Recent Economic Sanctions Drive Iran to Cryptocurrency?

    A recent FinCEN advisory has stated that the re-imposition of economic sanctions on November 5 could drive Iran to get more serious about the cryptocurrency experiments it began in 2013. Could Iran Follow North Korea’s Lead Evading Sanctions Using Crypto? Iran has made little secret of its interest...

    Rick D. | November 7, 2018 | 10:20 pm
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    South Korea Points to North Korea as Cryptojacking Culprit

    South Korean intelligence officials are pointing toward North Korea as being the responsible party behind a string of cryptojacking cases across the country. North Korea Continues to Mine for Crypto on South Korean Computers According to a new intelligence gathering report, prompted by an upcoming visit to North...

    Tony Spilotro | November 1, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • North Korea

    Report: North Korean Elite Behind Scams Targeting Crypto Investors

    Members of the ruling elite in North Korea are suspected of launching two scams aimed at exploiting gullible crypto investors still attempting to get in early on a potential moon shoot. The totalitarian state is thought to be using such schemes to stay afloat in the face of...

    Rick D. | October 26, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • North Korea

    Report: North Korea Is Evading US Sanctions Using Cryptocurrencies

    North Korea is reportedly ramping up the use of cryptocurrencies to evade US economic sanctions. It’s also alleged that the country is developing its own native crypto asset to further assist moving money across borders, according to a duo of financial intelligence analysts from Washington D.C. North Korea Allegedly...

    newsbtc | September 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm
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    North Korea Behind Recent YouBit Hack?

    Cybercrime experts are attributing the most recent Bitcoin heist to North Korea. The Wall Street Journal report that the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange YouBit is the latest victim of a malicious hacking, and that their northern neighbours are to blame. YouBit have been forced to declare themselves bankrupt...

    Rick D. | December 20, 2017 | 10:52 pm
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    Could North Korea Be Harbouring an Army of Crypto-Hackers?

    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...

    Rick D. | September 13, 2017 | 8:47 am
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    North Korea Stole Bitcoins from the South, Truth or Propaganda?

    Bitcoin is the most valuable cryptocurrency of all times. The first cryptocurrency has always been leading the pack of altcoins, irrespective of how low or high its price has fluctuated. At the same time, the universal decentralized nature of Bitcoin makes it an ideal asset for people, irrespective...

    Gautham | April 13, 2017 | 9:30 pm

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