UN probes $3B North Korean cyberattacks on crypto firms: Report

The United Nations is reportedly set to publish documents detailing its investigation later this month, or early next month.

The United Nations (UN) is reportedly investigating hacking groups tied to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) for orchestrating cyberattacks on cryptocurrency firms over six years, amassing profits of approximately $3 billion. 

According to a recent Reuters report, citing unpublished UN documents, an independent sanction committee is overseeing the investigation into the DPRK-linked hacking groups. 

The groups allegedly targeted 58 crypto-related firms to aid their weapon of mass destruction (WMD) development work, between 2017 and 2023.

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