British Security Minister Says North Korea Was Behind WannaCry Hack On NHS


The British government has admitted publicly for the first time that it is all but certain North Korea carried out the “WannaCry” malware attack which devastated NHS IT systems in May.

More than 300,000 computers in 150 countries were infected with the WannaCry ransomware.

Speaking on the BBC’s Today programme, the security minister Ben Wallace said the government now believes a North Korean hacking group was responsible, but stopped short of suggesting the UK could carry out retaliatory attacks. Read more at The Independent.






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