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North Korean hackers stole $250 million price of cryptocurrency from an trade and two Chinese nationals helped them launder $100 million of it utilizing pay as you go iTunes reward playing cards and different strategies, based on the US Department of Justice. The US Treasury Department says the scheme is tied to the Lazarus Group, a felony enterprise linked to North Korea and its efforts to steal cryptocurrency and varied different high-profile cyberattacks.

Prosecutors stated the North Korean hackers stole the crypto cash in 2018 after an worker of a cryptocurrency trade unknowingly downloaded North Korean malware. That gave the attacker entry to personal keys, digital foreign money, and different buyer info. The hackers evaded regulation enforcement and…

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