The links to Lazarus are incredibly technical but in the interest of clarity we're going to lay them out here. That's not the case yet for WannaCry.
The WannaCry ransomware attack wasn't as sophisticated and mostly infected unpatched PCs, but is putting our energy and resources in finding the source of the attack more important than securing ourselves from future attacks?
But the hackers left behind a trail of digital crumbs that Chien and his colleagues had traced to previous attacks by the Lazarus Group, which USA government officials have said works at the behest of Pyongyang. But in an interview last week, its Asia research director, Vitaly Kamluk, said it was not conclusive evidence.
Moreover, the internet connection which was used to install the early version of WannaCry on two computers and communication with files that destroyed Sony Pictures Entertainment were same.
Due to the similarities in the tools, codes and infrastructure used by the hackers, the cyber security company believes tit could be the doing of Lazarus, a North Korean hacking group that was also behind cyber attacks on Sony Pictures and Bangladesh Central Bank, stealing more than $81 million.
Those tools have evolved, but are what researchers call "variants" of the same tools used in the other attacks. That crossover provided what Chien said was yet another "hard link".
The cyber security expert said that it was a less likely scenario for the attack to create chaos by spreading WannaCry. The Trojan.Bravonc sample discovered dropping WannaCry also connects to this IP address.
"We don't see that used anywhere else", Chien said.
However, Symantec said its subsequent analysis had found that code used by Lazarus was present in the latest version of WannaCry, used in...
The WannaCry 2.0 ransomware attacks earlier this month used nearly exactly the same code as the WannaCry 1.0 attacks in February, March and April this year, which gained barely any traction, with the only difference the method of propagation. The version that ran rampant used an automated system to infect new networks that utilized what appear to be stolen National Security Agency hacking tools.
After South Korean cybergurus alleged that their counterparts in the north of the peninsula had ordered the attack last week, officials in Pyongyang vehemently dismissed the accusations as pure propaganda from old opponents.
More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month.
Some also pointed to the small sums the attack was generating as proof that the attacks were the haphazard work of unsuccessful cybercriminals, rather than government-backed hackers.
We may never know who issued the attack in the end.
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