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Kim Jong Un’s North Korea-Affiliated Hackers Stole Over $1B Worth Of Crypto Assets – Bitdeer Technologies (NASDAQ:BTDR)

In 2023, Kim Jong Un‘s North Korea-linked hackers targeted a record number of cryptocurrency platforms, stealing over $1 billion in assets, according to a recent report.

What Happened: The blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis reported that North Korea-affiliated hackers attacked 20 cryptocurrency platforms in 2023, the highest number recorded from 2016 to 2023, CNBC reported. The hackers stole slightly over $1 billion worth of crypto assets, a decrease from the $1.7 billion stolen in 2022.

“North Korea-linked hacks have been on the rise over the past few years, with cyber-espionage groups such as Kimsuky and Lazarus Group utilizing various malicious tactics to acquire large amounts of…

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