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Cryptocurrency may be getting channelled to N Korea university

Security firm's report could indicate that Pyongyang is searching for new ways to infuse its economy with cash

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A CYBERSECURITY company said it has found software that appears to install code for mining cryptocurrency and sends any mined coins to a server at a North Korean university, the latest sign that North Korea may be searching for new ways to infuse its...

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