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Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack
2017年5月15日 / 晚上9点11分 / 2 个月内

Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

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NEW YORK, May 15 (Reuters) - Major cyber security firms Symantec Corp and Kaspersky Lab said on Monday they were looking into clues that may connect the global "ransomware" attack known as WannaCry with programs previously attributed to North Korea.

The two companies said some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry ransomware, which has encrypted data on hundreds of thousands of computers since Friday, and demanded users pay money to regain control of their machines, had also appeared in programs used by the Lazarus Group, which researchers from many companies said is run by North Korea.

The North Korean mission to the United Nations was not immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Joseph Menn and Michelle Nichols; Editing by Bill Rigby)

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