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.

Trump Admin Sanctions N. Korean Nuclear Weapons Enabler

DPRK official illicitly operating weapons scheme from Vietnam

North Korea flagNorth Korea flagThe Trump administration on Monday issued new sanctions against a North Korean official who the United States accuses of aiding Pyongyang's illicit nuclear weapons and ballistic missile research programs.

Iran, Russia, China Continuing Operations to Disrupt 2020 Elections

U.S. intel community, law enforcement monitoring multiple events in lead-up

In the lead-up to the 2020 elections, the United States is already laying the groundwork to boost its own counter-operations and detection methods in order to thwart a possible attack on the nationwide election systems, as well as social media efforts by rogue nations.