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Hackers in connection with North Korea have increased efforts to steal Bitcoin for the benefit of Kim Jong Un, CNN reported Tuesday. Digital currencies such as the Bitcoin have become of interest to North Korea in the wake of U.S. attempts at international sanctions, said the report. "Sanctions against North Korea are likely to fuel their cybercrime activity" — Bryce Boland, FireEye chief technology officer "Attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges can be a great vehicle to obtain what is ultimately hard currency,” Boland said. According to CNN, North Korea’s cryptocurrency venture adds to a list of money-making strategies in the face of rigid international sanctions for an increasingly expanding...

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