Computer virus similar to WannaCry begins manufacturing digital currency
Computer virus similar to WannaCry begins manufacturing digital currency
More Clues Suggest North Korea Behind Massive Global Cyberattack
19 May, 2017, 18:36
Specially, no USA federal systems are affected, he said.
The Lazarus hackers, acting for impoverished North Korea, have been more brazen in their pursuit of financial gain than others, and have been blamed for the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, according to some cyber security firms.
"Haley also said the USA will not sit back and watch other countries support the North's nuclear and missile programs, warning of secondary sanctions measures on those doing business with the North".
Simon Choi, a director at Hauri Labs, an anti-virus software company in South Korea, found that the hackers of the recent global WannaCry cyberattack used some code in an earlier version of the ransomware that appeared in programs used by the Lazarus Group, which is linked to North Korea.
"He said the global community must continue to speak out in one voice and act in solidarity to make North Korea stop further provocations and come back to dialogue".
South Korea has been a frequent target of cyberattacks that it traced to its northern neighbor.
Some suspect a group known as Lazarus, believed to be a mixture of North Korean hackers operating in tandem with Chinese "cyber mercenaries". "We should never underestimate it", Choi said.
Both Symantec and Kaspersky said it was too early to tell whether North Korea was involved in the attacks, based on the evidence that was published on Twitter by Google security researcher Neel Mehta.
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Another carrier, the Ronald Reagan, left Yokosuka in Japan on Tuesday on its regular spring patrol, which would last three to four months, a spokesman for the U.S. Seventh Fleet said.Besides worries about North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programs, cyber security researchers have found technical evidence they said could link Pyongyang with the WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries since Friday.
Although bitcoin is anonymized, researchers can watch it flow from user to user.
"In this case, there is a fragment of the technology that was associated with Lazarus", Clark said. There are ways to convert bitcoins into cash on the sly through third parties.
"International society couldn't help be astonished at the unprecedented cyber attack, in terms scale and damage, and called for strengthened efforts to prevent crimes in cyber space", the report ended.
The U.S. ambassador said Russian Federation has the same decision to make as the rest of the global community: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose".
Investigators might also be able to extract some information about the attacker from a previously hidden internet address connected to WannaCry's "kill switch".
The Security Council, which has imposed six rounds of sanctions on the North, discussed possible further action at Tuesday's meeting.
Even if the perpetrators can be identified, bringing them to justice could be another matter.
The next day, Trump invited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to the White House for a meeting. He also has broad authority to chase the leads wherever they may go. "So I think the biggest legal change seems to be that Mr.
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