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Wannacry aftershocks: Ransomware attack has traces of N Korean hack

Indian-origin security researcher has found evidence suggesting involvement of N Korean hackers

Ju-min Park & Dustin Volz / Reuters 

Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide as global authorities scrambled to prevent hackers from spreading new versions of the virus.   A researcher from South Korea's Hauri Labs said on Tuesday their own findings matched those of Symantec and Kaspersky Lab, who said on Monday that some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programmes used by the Lazarus Group, identified by some researchers as a North Korea-run hacking ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 02:29 IST
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