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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:11 PM

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

Source: ABC News

U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country.

Last week, The Associated Press quoted a summary of a report from the experts which said that North Korea illegally acquired as much as $2 billion from its increasingly sophisticated cyber activities against financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges.

The lengthier version of the report, recently seen by the AP, reveals that neighboring South Korea was hardest-hit, the victim of 10 North Korean cyberattacks, followed by India with three attacks, and Bangladesh and Chile with two each.

Thirteen countries suffered one attack Costa Rica, Gambia, Guatemala, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Malta, Nigeria, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, Tunisia and Vietnam, it said.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/probing-35-north-korean-cyberattacks-17-countries-64933610?cid=clicksource_4380645_null_headlines_hed

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Response to groundloop (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:16 PM

1. But Trump got a beautiful letter!!!

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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:22 PM

2. This won't help the case for non-cash advocates.

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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:28 PM

3. Another reason tRUMp loves KIM

The three musketeers! (tRUMP, pUTIN, kIM) Treason against our country.

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