Lazarus Group have in the past been accused of being responsible for the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment that destroyed files, leaked corporate communications and led to the departure of top studio executives. He called the consequences and repercussions of the ransomware "beyond economic".
The U.S. government is publicly acknowledging that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in more than 150 countries earlier this year.
NPR's Elise Hu tells Morning Edition that "cyberattacks are a way for North Korea to punch above its weight" and that Pyonyang's hackers "have access to global networks and the internet, and they have some real successes to count".
President Donald Trump "has already pulled many levers of pressure to address North Korea's unacceptable nuclear and missile developments, and we will continue to use our maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise".
The Washington Post cited a U.S. official as saying Trump's administration would be urging allies to counter North Korea's cyberattack capabilities and implement all "relevant" UN Security Council sanctions.
FILE PHOTO: A screenshot shows a WannaCry ransomware demand, provided by cyber security firm Symantec, in Mountain View, California, U.S. May 15, 2017.
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Other governments and private companies including the United Kingdom and Microsoft agree with the US's conclusion, he said.
Days after the assault, security researchers began to suspect North Korea was behind the attack.
"Security experts, however, traced the exploitation of that weakness back to the U.S. National Security Agency; it was part of a cache of stolen NSA cyberweapons publicly".
Microsoft president Brad Smith likened the theft to "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", and argued that intelligence agencies should disclose such vulnerabilities rather than hoarding them.
Korea Was Behind Wannacry Malware Attack
He said North Korean hackers were still at work last week, and were shut down by a retaliatory response by the US and others. It also allows the U.S. to galvanise the private sector, he said, adding that in this case, the private sector also acted.
The Public Pulse: A frightening ban on words
It's likely that other parts of HHS are operating under the same guidelines regarding the use of these words, the analyst said ... The agency is able to protect public health through science precisely because its policies are based on science and evidence.
Jonghyun: Fans mourn death of SHINee K-pop star
Earlier this year, the group went on a world tour that took in the United States and released their fifth album, titled Five . Police were called to the residence after his sister told officials he had sent her a group of worrying text messages.
Quake of 6.5 magnitude hits Indonesia's Java, at least 2 dead
Authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline but no injuries from the temblor were immediately reported. The natural disaster was felt in the capital Jakarta, about 300km from the epicentre, as well as several other towns on Java.
Russian Federation to resume flights to Egypt in February
Russian Federation and Egypt have signed a protocol on cooperation in maintaining civil aviation security, a media report said. Sokolov added that Cairo International Airport satisfies all the requirements for aviation security.