Record future report: North Korea is stepping up mining cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Monero

The report "How North Korea Turns the Internet into a Tool for Bad Regimes" issued by U.S. security company record future states that the results of the analysis of North Korea's Internet Protocol (IP) and network communications from January 1 to November 1, 2019 Shows that before 2017, North Korea's Internet usage time was concentrated on weekends and later, but now it has been concentrated on weekdays. It alludes to North Korea's possible cryptocurrency mining, polymer technology research, and financial crimes. The report diagnoses that North Korea is now fully committed to mining and stealing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Monero.