Researchers find possible North Korea link to massive cyberattack

Ransomware

Security researchers have documented similarities between the WannaCry code and malware created by Lazarus group, a hacking operation that has been linked to North Korea. Amanda Rousseau, a malware researcher at Endgame is interviewed, noting the malware code indicates there are at least two different parties responsible for it because there are two pieces of the attack that are coded differently. The ransomware itself was not hard to reverse engineer, she said, and indicates that a less experienced person wrote it.

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