A confidential United Nations report has revealed that North Korean hackers stole more crypto assets in 2022 than in any other year.
The UN report, seen by Reuters, was reportedly submitted to a 15-member North Korea sanctions committee last week.
It found North Korean-linked hackers were responsible for between $630 million and more than $1 billion in stolen crypto assets.
The UN report also noted that cyber attacks were more sophisticated than in previous years, making tracing stolen funds more difficult than ever.
In addition, the report found that North Korea had laundered more than $2 billion in cryptocurrency in the last two years. This finding was made in a report to the UN Security Council Committee last week.
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