It's official North Korea was behind WannaCry Sony hack

It’s official: North Korea was behind WannaCry, Sony hack

The Justice Department has charged a North Korean computer programmer in major cyber crimes over the last four years, including the WannaCry ransomware attack and the Sony hack.

Justice Department officials said Jin Hyok Park is behind WannaCry and the 2014 Sony hack.
Justice Department officials said Jin Hyok Park is behind WannaCry and the 2014 Sony hack.

The DOJ said Thursday that it’s charged Jin Hyok Park, a North Korean computer programmer, with one count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The charges are related to a massive attack against Sony in 2014, the $81 million Bangladesh Bank heist in 2016 and the WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017 that ensnared thousands of computers in hospitals, universities and banks worldwide.

Source: Cnet

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