FBI says North Korea Is Behind Major Crypto Attacks

A senior FBI official while giving a talk at The Aspen Institute (U.S. thinktank) revealed that North Korea has been staging most of major ransomware attack in a retaliation to US sanctions. Tonya Ugoretz, deputy assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division, said “Sanctions are having an economic impact, so cyber operations are a means to make money, whether it’s through cryptocurrency mining or bank theft,”

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