North Korean Internet Use Spikes 300% as Regime Turns to Cryptocurrencies

North Korean Internet Use Spikes 300% as Regime Turns to Cryptocurrencies

North Korea’s internet use saw a 300% surge over the past three years as the country’s regime has continued to rely on cryptocurrencies. North Korea’s internet use saw a 300% surge over the past three years, as the country’s regime has continued to rely on cryptocurrencies for various activities.Exploitation of crypto and blockchain technology is among the primary tactics for the country to generate revenue as well as transfer and use illicitly obtained funds,…

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Andrew Yang Wants to Make US Elections Fraud-Proof Using Blockchain

Andrew Yang Wants to Make US Elections Fraud-Proof Using Blockchain

Andrew Yang wants to implement blockchain-based mobile voting as President of the United States. Democratic candidate Andrew Yang says he will implement blockchain-based mobile voting if he wins the 2020 United States presidential election.On his campaign website, the blockchain advocate says he believes American citizens should have the option of voting on a mobile device — with blockchain technology used for verification purposes.“It’s ridiculous that in 2020 we are still standing in line for…

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North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Cryptocurrency From Exchanges, Says UN

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Cryptocurrency From Exchanges, Says UN

State-sponsored attacks on exchanges and banks generated considerable revenue under sanctions, new report claims. North Korea has netted around $2 billion by hacking banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to the United Nations.UN: Hacked crypto funds weapons of mass destructionIn a confidential report acquired by mainstream media outlets including Reuters on Aug. 5, the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee said that hackers formed an essential part of government funding. “Democratic People’s Republic of Korea…

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