Global  Video

“The world's speediest news portal”
One News Page
> >

Microsoft chief blames North Korea for carrying out WannaCry ransomware attack

BGR India Sunday, 15 October 2017
Just when we thought WannaCry is dead, done and dusted, Microsoft President Brad Smith has accused North Korea of carrying out the cyberattack. Earlier this year in June, a researcher at Google said that the attack was carried out by North Korea’s Lazarus Group to which Kaspersky Lab agreed. WannaCry took control of over 200,000 computers in 150 countries and demanded ransom between $300 and $600 in Bitcoin for their encrypted files. Microsoft President believes that the Pyongyang used “cyber tools or weapons stolen from the NSA”. According to a report on rt.com, Smith told ITV that he believed “with great confidence” that North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyberattack. Elaborating more on the situation, Smith said, “I think at this point that all
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: ODN - < > Embed
News video: Microsoft boss defends handling of Wannacry cyber-attack

▶ Microsoft boss defends handling of Wannacry cyber-attack 00:54

Microsoft boss defends the company's handling of the Wannacry cyber-attack which affected 47 NHS trusts earlier this year. Report by Duffys. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

You Might Like


Recent related news

U.S. intelligence chief says North Korea 'decision time' is near

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. director of national intelligence warned on Tuesday that time was running out for the United States to act on the threat posed by...
Reuters - Front PageAlso reported by •WorldNewsNews24Eurasia ReviewDNAAll India Radio

Denuclearising The Korean Peninsula: US Policy And China’s Role – Analysis

By Sandip Kumar Mishra* In almost every commentary on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes, China’s role is acknowledged as crucial. If China –...
Eurasia Review - World

South Korea agrees to pay North Korea $2.6M for Olympic expenses: report

South Korea on Wednesday approved a plan to pay North Korea's Olympic expenses to the tune of approximately $2.6 million, the Korea Herald reported.
FOXNews.com - WorldAlso reported by •WorldNewsDNA

Microsoft Releases KB4074595 to Fix Zero-Day Flash Player Flaw

Microsoft Releases KB4074595 to Fix Zero-Day Flash Player Flaw
Microsoft has released Windows update KB4074595 to fix a zero-day flaw in Adobe Flash Player that could allow an attacker to compromise an unpatched host and...
Softpedia - Technology

Malware Attacks On Olympics Could Have Come From Russia And North Korea, Experts Say

An attack known as "Olympic Destroyer" is similar to ones initiated by Russian hackers in the past, cybersecurity experts say. A separate attack may have been...
NPR - TechnologyAlso reported by •DNA

Tweets about this


Other recent news in Technology

UK BLAMES Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attackGOOGLE Chrome launches default ad-blocker
Google's PROJECT FI now covers 170 countries with international dataMicrosoft Releases Photos App for iPhone, ANDROID, Makes Image Transfer a Breeze
Apple iPhone X to SAMSUNG GALAXY S8: 7 smartphone rip offs that look as good as the originalKali Linux Ethical Hacking OS Getting Fix for Meltdown & SPECTRE with Linux 4.15
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+