News tagged: North Korea

UK Blames North Korea For WannaCry

The WannaCry malware that spread early this summer has been publicly blamed on North Korea by UK officials. According to Security Minister Ben Wallace, who spoke on the topic during a BBC interview, North Korea is the most likely state actor. The investigation wasn't detailed.

Symantec Blaming WannaCrypt On North Korea

After tentatively identifying a connection between the WannaCrypt ransomware and North Korea, Symantec has become more confident in that link. It now strongly believes Lazarus, a North Korean hacking group, is responsible. Symantec says the link is "highly likely."