He was a Cybercriminal from North, for Money Making he was Sent to China
The hacker named "Jong" depicted his previous life to the Bloomberg Business, that he was a part of Kim Jong UN's hacker's army. They were sent with a task to procure cash for the cash strapped country by criminal mean, while leading a miserable life in China.
Jong was "member of a previous wave" of cybercriminals, compelled to study software engineering as per his scores, sent to China to study in college there, and at last Kim Jong II send him to China. There he lived with fellow foot army in a three-story house. Every task with procuring as much as $100,000 per year, of which they hold not as much as a tenth.
To profit, he retrieved beta variants of computer games or antivirus and made duplicates (an assignment that basically needed 20 North Korean software engineers) those are non-coder fixed with the cybercriminals would sell to customers online. Apart from this the hackers also spy on the cards of the players on gambling websites and sell the information to other players. Go through the whole story for more information about Jong's life during hacking and the reason he fled as per the uploaded on newser.comFebruary 14, 2018.
As per Jong, he was the lucky one among the group. Some less-expert hackers lived in much more terrible conditions, with negligible food and even helpless to serious sickness for example tuberculosis and dengue.
It's evaluated that about 1,700 hackers and over 5,000 supporting staff are compelled to work all day and night to acquire money for the administration. Most are abroad based like in India, Cambodia and China, where internet approach is better than what in North Korea.There online utilization is extremely restricted. Moving hacking tasks abroad likewise makes unlawful activities harder to follow back to the nation's government.
The hacker, Jong was one of the fortunate ones who could get away. After an incident he fled with a senior and hide in China, before creating his way to the South Korean envoy. Now he resides in Seoul and there he works at a software company of South Korea.
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