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North Korean Hackers from Lazarus May Be Behind WannaCry Ransomware Attack
16 May 2017, 12:32 am

A new twist to the WannaCry story puts the authors of the ransomware in North Korea. 

Earlier today, a Google researcher by the name of Neel Mehta posted a message on Twitter featuring the hashtag #WannaCryptAttribution. 

 9c7c7149387a1c79679a87dd1ba755bc @ 0x402560, 0x40F598

ac21c8ad899727137c4b94458d7aa8d8 @ 0x10004ba0, 0x10012AA4#WannaCryptAttribution

— Neel Mehta (@neelmehta) May 15, 2017

The message also contains code samples, samples from the WannaCry cryptor sample from February 2017 and a Lazarus APT group sample from February 2015, folks from Kaspersky Lab point out. The commands presented in the tweet represent an encoding algorithm.

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