North Korean hackers steal $2 billion

North Korean hackers steal $2 billion

United Nations (UN) experts have investigated 35 cases of cyberattacks in 17 countries, behind which North Korea is believed to be behind. According to investigators, North Korean hackers committed thefts totaling more than $2 billion. These funds may have been used to finance the state nuclear program.

According to the Associated Press, the attacks were mainly directed at financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges. South Korea suffered the most from the attacks — 10 attacks were made on it. India got three times, Chile and Bangladesh — twice for the country. Once hackers have attacked Costa Rica, Gambia, Guatemala, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Malta, Nigeria, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, Tunisia and Vietnam.

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