WannaCry Ransomware Attack Launched By North Korea, Says British Intelligence

on 06/18/2017 13:23 PDT. Adnan Farooqui You may remember that last month, a ransomware attack by the name of WannaCry affected tens of millions of PCs across the globe. It crippled computer systems across Europe, the Americas, Russia, and even China. More than 300,000 machines are believed to have been affected by WannaCry.http://www.ubergizmo.com/2017/06/wannacry-ransomware-attack-by-north-korea-british-intelligence/?utm_source=mainrss

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Warning of new malware attacks against power grids

Malware may be life threatening. While you’ve heard that malware can spread through computer systems to steal your money and ID, hackers are getting much more sophisticated. In fact, malware that can shut down power grids has been discovered. Officials are not optimistic!http://www.komando.com/happening-now/404649/warning-of-new-malware-attacks-against-power-grids

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Sources: NSA and Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre link WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korean hacking group Lazarus (Gordon Corera/BBC)

Gordon Corera / BBC : Sources: NSA and Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre link WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korean hacking group Lazarus British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.http://www.techmeme.com/170618/p4#a170618p4

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AI, IoT and the end of Moore’s Law add to US national security worries | ZDNet

zdnet.com – Enemies exploiting weaknesses in Internet of Things devices or using artificial intelligence to build better weapons, plus fears that the end of Moore’s law could erode the country’s lead in comput… Tweeted by @robscott_uc https://twitter.com/robscott_uc/status/875382639062069248http://www.zdnet.com/article/ai-iot-and-the-end-of-moores-law-add-to-us-national-security-worries/

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