October 27, 2021

Memes, NFTs, sanctions: North Korea and the evolving world of cryptocurrencies

Could North Korean hackers profit from their own crypto-assets?

As the market for cryptocurrency grows and the wider public engages with the technology behind it, there are new opportunities for illicit actors like North Korea to take advantage of the emerging digital space.

At the same time, the reclusive country has inspired artists and others online to create new blockchain assets and one-of-a-kind works of art.