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US charges three North Korean hackers over $1.3bn cryptocurrency attacks

  • Military spies called ‘world’s leading bank robbers’
  • One of trio had been charged with hacking Sony Pictures in 2014

The US justice department has accused three North Korean military intelligence officialsof a campaign of cyber-attacks to steal $1.3bn in crypto and traditional currencies from banks and other victims.

Related: North Korea is a bigger cyber-attack threat than Russia, says expert

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