The US Department of Justice says it has prosecuted three North Korean hackers.
According to the Associated Press and the Washington Post (WP), the U.S. Department of Justice steals and demands more than $1.3 billion (about 1.4 trillion won) in cash and virtual currency from banks and businesses around the world. Indicted.
According to the complaint filed in December last year, the accused hackers are named Park Jin-hyuk, Jeon Chang-hyuk, and Kim Il, and belong to the North Korean military intelligence agency, the Reconnaissance Office.
The prosecution said the conspiracy was widespread, including in May 2017 these agents created WarnerCry, a destructive ransomware virus, and hacked banks and cryptocurrency exchanges.