North Korean Hackers Accused of Stealing Crypto to Support Nuclear Programs

  • North Korea-linked hackers stole $200 million in crypto from January to August, funding the country’s nuclear programs, research indicates.
  • This constitutes over 20% of all crypto theft in 2023, as the regime increasingly turns to cyber attacks to finance weapons proliferation.
  • Crypto was primarily stolen by exploiting vulnerabilities in decentralized finance protocols and through North Korea-linked attacks.
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