World Security Report News2017-05-19 09:40:34

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack 'may have N Korea link'
 
Who was behind the huge global cyber-attack? One prominent theory right now is North Korea - but what we know is far from conclusive.

You may not have heard of the Lazarus Group, but you may be aware of its work. The devastating hack on Sony Pictures in 2014, and another on a Bangladeshi bank in 2016, have both been attributed to the highly sophisticated group.

It is widely believed that the Lazarus Group worked out of China, but on behalf of the North Koreans. Read BBC report http://www.bbc.com

T
he dangers of state sponsored cyber attacks against critical national infrastructure formed a significant part of the discussions at last weeks CIPRE in The Hague.

The increasing complexity, large scale connectivity and interdependency of CIP and CIIP systems makes identification of new and emerging threats more urgent than ever.

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