December 07, 2023

North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity

Statement comes as DPRK hackers have allegedly stolen hundreds of millions this year to fund its weapons programs

North Korea has slammed recent U.S.-led cyber exercises that featured South Korean operators, accusing Washington of seeking “world hegemony” through the drills.

The statement against the Cyber Flag 23 exercises published by the DPRK’s foreign ministry on Wednesday comes as the country’s hackers have reportedly stolen hundreds of millions of dollars through cyber crime this year.