After an enormous global WannaCry ransomware attack now the security companies started to investigate its main origin or source, in the sense of finding the real culprits, while two security company suggested that WannaCry Ransomware has links to North Korea.
WannaCry Ransomware Has Links To North Korea
Now that the computer attack (WannaCry Ransomware) that has taken the world’s assault to a new level, however, now while it is calming, the security companies begin to investigate its origin, in the sense of finding the culprits.
If there are still no absolute certainties, the first suspicions begin to appear. According to two antivirus companies, the origin of WannaCry may be in North Korea.
The information has not yet been fully verified and confirmed, but early reviews from two of the largest antivirus companies revealed they may have found the culprit behind the creation and spread of WannaCry.
According to information from Symantec and Kaspersky, the origin of WannaCry may be North Korea. To support this theory they relied on code they found in WannaCry and that had been seen before in other situations.
The code found had already been seen in other applications previously used by the Lazarus group, which is known to be associated with hacking activities and North Korea.
It is estimated that the attack that began last Friday has managed to infect more than 300,000 machines in more than 150 countries. According to information from the White House, the attacking group will have been able to receive more than $ 70,000, paid by users who saw their machines blocked and their data rendered inaccessible.
Authorities continue to try to discover the perpetrators of this attack that many consider being one of the most devastating of all time, given its magnitude and impact on a global scale.
It is too early to assert that the origin of the attack came from North Korea, but the investigations will continue, focusing on the information now advanced.
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