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Exposed: Sending Monero cryptocurrency from miner to North Korean University

Experts spotted Monero cryptocurrency miner sending currency to North Korean University
Experts spotted Monero cryptominer sending currency to North Korean University

CyberWisdom Observed:

This article from SecurityAffairs is interesting and needs a quick read for your awareness on cyber crypto-mining by the North Koreans.

The mined Monero coins are sent to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea, but experts noted that the developers might not be of North Korean origins.

The KSU is an unusually open University, it is attended by a number of foreign students and lecturers.

The researchers speculate the application could either be an experimental software or could be a prank to trick security researchers by connecting to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea.

 

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Experts spotted Monero cryptominer sending currency to North Korean University

http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/67536/digital-id/north-korea-university-monero-miner.htmlSecurity researchers at AlienVault labs recently analyzed an application compiled on Christmas Eve 2017 that is an installer for a Monero cryptocurrency miner. The mined Monero coins are sent to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea, but experts noted that the developers might not be of North Korean origins. The KSU is an unusually open University, it is attended… Experts spotted Monero cryptominer sending currency to North Korean University

 

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