Author Topic: WannaCry Authors May Be Chinese Native Speakers  (Read 58 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Gilbert

  • Updates Moderator
  • *
  • Posts: 31721
WannaCry Authors May Be Chinese Native Speakers
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 11:15:48 PM »
WannaCry Authors May Be Chinese Native Speakers
29 May 2017, 9:29 pm

Over the past couple of weeks there's been a lot of talk about who's behind the WannaCry ransomware, with some researchers pointing to code that's the same as that used by the North Korean Lazarus group, while others saying there's a low chance for them to be behind it all. Now, another analysis points towards the WannaCry code being written by native Chinese speakers. 

According to US intelligence company Flashpoint, it might have been a group of native Chinese speakers that wrote the ransomware that hit some 300,000 devices in 150 countries. Evidence, they say, is the style and accuracy of the Chinese notes, as well as their lengthier formats. They claim with "moderate confidence" that they are the work of a native Chinese speaker. 

The clues

One clue, they say, is the phrase "But you have not so enough time" which indic... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

>> To obtain the full Softpedia Security News article, click the link in the first post line <<

 


Except where otherwise stated, all content, graphics, banners and images included © 2006 - 2018 Smokey Services™ -- All rights reserved
Design board graphics, banners and images by DSTM & PseFrank

This site does not store profiling-, tracking-, third-party and/or any other non-essential cookie(s) on client computers and is fully compliant with the EU ePrivacy Directive
Smokey's does not use any Web Analytics/Analysis Service, and also does not use any browser fingerprinting techniques



Smokey's also provides free fully qualified Log / Malware Analysis & Removal Help and System Health Checks