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North Korea's stockpile of cryptocurrency worth $700M, analysts say

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Apr 15, 2019 12:10 PM 5+ day ago

North Korea's stockpile of cryptocurrency worth $700M, analysts say

April 15 (UPI) -- North Korea may have more than $700 million of cryptocurrency after hacking into mainly South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a British think tank.

The Royal United Services Institute said in a report released Monday the Kim Jong Un regime breached bitcoin trading hubs in South Korea, the United States, Japan and Britain, earning the country cryptocurrency that's valued between $545 million and $735 million.

According to RUSI, North Korea began to take greater advantage of cryptocurrency exchanges following the adoption of the toughest international sanctions against Pyongyang in 2017. That year, South Korea's YouBit and Bithumb exchanges were breached, and a "WannaCry" ransomware attack was launched across a number of computer networks.

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