North Korea

U.N. Report: North Korea Took $2 Billion in Cyberattacks to Fund Weapons Program

'Used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions'

FILE PHOTO: Man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration pictureUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday.