BREAKING NEWS- BREAKING NEWS, Cryptocurrency being harnessed by North Korea, USA MORNING NEWS, TRU

breaking news today but coin shock cryptocurrency being harnessed by North Korea to finance nuclear missiles bitcoin is being harnessed by North Korea to finance their nuclear and ballistic missile program in a desperate attempt by desperate leader Kim jong-un to dodge the sanctions being imposed on him by the United Nations a former US National Security Agency officer has claimed force in Lemoore youichi stated the Hermit Kingdom could have brought in as much as two hundred ten million dollars 51 million an estimated 11,000 bitcoins from cryptocurrencies last year she said I would bet that these coins are being turned into something currency or physical goods that are supporting North Korea nuclear and ballistic missile program the volatile nature of the cryptocurrency market means the rogue state would have been able to cash in their bitcoins for as much as two hundred ten million dollars 56 million in December meanwhile if Kim jong-un had waited until January his crypt ofin would have only been valued at 120 million dollars six million ms Marucci who currently works for recorded future a cyber threat intelligence company thinks the North Korean regime acquired its vast number of bitcoins from mining or hacking pyongyang has been accused of several devious cyber activities last year the u.s. accused the country of being behind the wanna cry attacked the crippled NHS terminals across the UK Donald Trump's security adviser Tom basser declared the rogue state acted especially badly and warned it's malicious behavior is growing more egregious he went on wanna cry was indiscriminately reckless as we make the Internet safer we will continue to hold accountable those who harm or threaten us whether they enact alone or on behalf of criminal organizations or hostile Nations the rogue state has also been accused of trying to raid the Bank of Bangladesh in 2015 it is believed Kim Jong unmanaged to plunder as much as 81 million dollars eight million from the incident MS Marucci also informed the Telegraph that recorded future was investigating the possibility of North Korean hackers operating in nations that included China and India although the Hermit Kingdom vehemently denies any allegations of hacking level against it cyber experts and defectors have stated otherwise it has been claimed students at universities in North Korea are picked to join an organization known as beer 121 the group is understood to be at the heart of the country cyber warfare efforts in a desperate effort to ramp up defense against North Korea alleged activities ms Morici stated that increased regulations in the crypto sphere would allow for a paper trail that could be used to track the dealings of kim jong young she went on that helps create a paper trail we can use to identify North Korean accounts and how North Korea is moving these currencies but coin is currently worth eleven thousand five hundred forty dollars and two cents the price of the crypto currency has increased by seven point seven seven percent in the last week so what you think about this news please share this news to your social contacts and comment in below comment section and don't forget to subscribe and don't forget to press the bell icon button next to subscribe button to get daily latest news alert thanks for watching this

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