UN accuses North Korea of ​​carrying out cyber attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges

Britain (news now) 02/09/2022 13:51

North Korea..a concern

  • UN confirms North Korean hackers stole $50 million between 2020 and 2021
  • United Nations: North Korea is trying to circumvent the sanctions imposed on it.

The United Nations accused North Korea Using cyber-attacks to steal money in order to fund illicit weapons programs. The report was prepared by a group of experts who monitor UN restrictions on North Korea’s programmes

Nuclear and missile, he emphasized that “hackersNorth Koreans stole more than $50 million between 2020 and mid-2021 from cryptocurrency exchanges in North America, Europe and Asia.

Hacker tactics: phishing lures, exploit code, malware, and advanced social engineering

The report added that hackers used a number of methods to carry out the cyber attacks, including “phishing lures, exploit code, malware, and advanced social engineering.”

Phishing and social engineering often involve the use of email to obtain information about targets, software exploits can be used to find weaknesses in computer software or security, and malware is software designed to break into computers.

A little-known cybersecurity company explained in the document that North Korea $400 million worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in 2021, through seven attacks on crypto-exchange and investment firms, the Associated Press reports.

North Korea has long been banned by the United Nations Security Council from conducting nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, and the United Nations has imposed sanctions for repeatedly violating the ban, but North Korea has continued to develop

Its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, according to an expert report.

The North Korean missile launch in January, which witnessed the largest missile testing process, used several different techniques

The report also indicated that the North Korean missile launch in January, which witnessed the largest missile testing process, used several different technologies, and that North Korea continues to seek materials and technology through

circumvent penalties for shipping activities and conceal financial networks.

It illegally imported petroleum products using international banking channels to carry out prohibited “electronic activities”.

It is worth noting that the group of experts warned in its report that North Korea has modernized its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles by ignoring UN restrictions, amid the deteriorating humanitarian situation of the North Korean people.

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