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Kim Jong Un’s cyber army raises cash for North Korea

Kim Jong Un’s cyber army raises cash for North Korea (Geopolitical, Terrorism)

Cyber activities is one of the remaining ways for North Korea to earn foreign currency now,” said Yoo Dong-ryul, director of the Korea Institute of Liberal Democracy, a think-tank in Seoul. “There was an impression that these [banking hacking operations] were opportunistic targets. We can see they are decidedly not,” said Ms Moriuchi, who is now director of strategic threat development at cyber security group Recorded Future. “There was an impression that these [banking hacking operations] were opportunistic targets. We can see they are decidedly not,” said Ms Moriuchi, who is now director of strategic threat development at cyber security group Recorded Future. But North Korean hackers have been suspected of successful attacks on at least three exchanges in Asia in March and April this year, with South Korea being the primary target.

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