• Stolen money from cyberattacks makes up a third of the funds for North Korea's missile program, US official says

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un during the groundbreaking for the construction of Pyongyang General Hospital on March 17, 2020, North Korea. API/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images
    One third of North Korea's missile program is funded by the country's cyberattacks.
    A US official said cyberattacks are a "core driver" of North Korea's revenue and have become a major concern.
    A 2022 UN report says that North Korean hackers walked away with more than $400 million in cryptocurrency during cyberattacks in 2021.
    Millions of dollars stolen by North Korean hackers in cyberattacks, a major component of...
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