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North Korea resumes cyber attacks in desperate search for foreign currency

As sanctions bite, the rogue regime seeks funds for nuclear and missile programs

The North Korean state-sponsored hacker group Lazarus appears to have resumed its efforts to steal foreign currency.

TOKYO -- The North Korean state-sponsored hacker group Lazarus appears to have resumed its efforts to steal desperately needed foreign currency for the rogue regime, according to recent evidence uncovered by the U.S. computer security software company McAfee. 

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