UN Report: South Korea Hardest Hit By North Korean Cyber Attacks
Jack Martin's original article for cointelegraph.com reduced by 46%
The United Nations is investigating 35 North Korean cyberattacks across 17 countries, according to a report published Aug. 13 by Associated Press. The majority of incidents being probed were carried out via one of three main attack vectors.
South Korea is by far the favorite target, suffering 10 of the attacks detailed in the report, with India next, being victim of three attacks. Incidents being investigated have taken place in countries across Africa, Central and South America, South East Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Another hack installed malware on an entire nations ATM system resulting in 10,000 fraudulent cash distributions across 20 countries.
Bithumb has been attacked at least four times. After one 2018 attack on an unnamed exchange, stolen funds "Were transferred through at least 5,000 separate transactions and further routed to multiple countries before eventual conversion..
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