FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, North Korean men and women use computer terminals at the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean hackers attempted to steal information about coronavirus vaccines and treatments, South Korea's intelligence service said Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, but it denied a lawmaker's claim that vaccine maker Pfizer Inc. was targeted. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

DOJ charges 3 North Korean hackers in $1.3B worth of schemes

The Justice Department has charged three North Korean hackers who are accused of stealing $1.3 billion from U.S. groups. On Wednesday, the department said members of North Korea’s military intelligence agency, which is called the Reconnaissance General Bureau, are facing charges of conspiracy to commit computer fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud.