South Korea: North Korea is still hacking our computers to mine cryptocurrency







According to South Korea’s intelligence service, North Korea is purportedly still hacking computers to mine cryptocurrency as a revenue stream for the country’s government, United Press International (UPI) reports. Local outlet Yonhap News states that North Korean hackers are continuing to target foreign computers to implant malware and steal confidential information. The malware appears to be hi-jakcing host computers to mine – you guessed it – Monero. As ever, XMR remains the choice for crypto-jacking bandits around the globe. Not only that, the Monero is then sent back to Kim II Sung University in Pyongyang, according to another local news…

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