North Korea linked to WannaCry attack, as experts say the NHS should have done more to protect itself

Stuart Sumner
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The Lazarus Group, resposible for the Sony pictures hack of 2014, suspected of perpetrating WannaCry hack

North Korea has been linked to the recent spate of ransomware attacks which affected large parts of the NHS, among other organisations, recently. The Lazarus Group, the hacking collective respon...

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