According to a new report in the Daily Telegraph, the concerns about a United States attack on North Korea are very well-founded, and the White House has "dramatically" stepped up plans for what it is calling a "bloody nose" attack on North Korea.
The North kept its firm stance against US President Donald Trump's administration, calling the allegation a serious political provocation to damage the country's image.
The May attack encrypted files on more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries, with victims including hospitals, banks, telecommunications companies and warehouses.
North Korea had not tested a missile in more than two months - odd, considering the regime led by dictator Kim Jong Un has conducted now-16 missile tests this year alone, and also launched a nuclear bomb.
Neither the White House nor North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs immediately responded to CNET's request for comment.
Video: Why was the WannaCry ransomware attack so widespread? "We do so with evidence, and we do so with partners".
On Tuesday the United Kingdom came out in support of the U.S. accusations.
The Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has attributed the WannaCry ransomware incident to North Korean actors the Lazarus Group.
We condemn these actions and commit ourselves to working with all responsible states to combat destructive criminal use of cyber space.
Facebook and Microsoft staving off enemy attacks either paints a rosy yet fearsome portrait of tech companies today or a rather dismaying one of national security - or perhaps a little of both.
The attack exploited a Windows vulnerability that was originally developed by the US National Security Agency, but was released in a stolen cache of NSA cyberweapons by a hacking group known as the Shadow Brokers.
President Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. It was the deadliest terror attack in New York City since the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
There's certainly a bittersweet feeling that accompanies seeing General Leia Organa in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Lourd lost both her mother and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds , within one day of each other previous year .
The Congress is likely to improve its seats tally but will fall short of the magic number needed to win the Assembly election. Of the 4.35 crore registered voters, 2.97 crore exercised their franchise in the elections held on 9 and 14 December.
Marshall Faulk , according to the complaint, would ask Cantor "deeply personal and invasive questions" about her sex life. Weinberger - Sent her "several nude pictures of himself and sexually explicit texts", she said in her lawsuit.
Authorities in India, the second largest source of Facebook user data requests, filed 9,853 requests for 13,752 accounts. The non-disclosure orders climbed from 50 percent in the prior six months and 56 percent in the first half of 2016.
Davis was fined just over $48,000 earlier this season for an illegal hit on Buccaneers wide out Adam Humphries. The emphasis right there was when you get an interception, you're really trying to set the wall.
The precipitation will ease Tuesday night and Environment Canada says any snow that falls will likely melt on Wednesday. The system will move in from Washington State, bringing a mix of rain and snow overnight into Tuesday.
Late South African actor and singer Dumi Masilela has topped the 2017's biggest Google searches in South Africa. Other people on the top global list include Harvey Weinstein , Kevin Spacey , Gal Gadot and Melania Trump.
You can purchase tickets here , then watch the trailer below to get excited for opening weekend of "The Last Jedi ". Wookiedelphia, Philly's only " Star Wars "-themed brass band, will perform before in the PFS cantina".
Declining population knocks IL down to 6th-largest state
However, in the past year, the net number of individuals moving between Kentucky and other USA states was positive, albeit small. Many neighboring states, like Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and MI , all saw moderate population gains during the same period.
Pence delays trip to Middle East
Pence was scheduled to leave Tuesday night, arriving in Egypt on Wednesday for a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi.
Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle in May
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been announced for May 19 next year - and it clashes with the FA Cup final. Markle is to be baptized in the Church of England before the wedding, and has said she will acquire British citizenship.
Vivo Will Offer First Phone With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
As it is, the OEM in question is Vivo , but we still don't know the exact phone that will be the first to use this technology. It's the reason we're seeing Face ID on the iPhone X and this horribly placed fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 and Note 8.
Manchester City's Guardiola relishes Spurs test
They are a very risky team. "Of course for us it's a tough game but in the same way a fantastic challenge and an exciting game". However, the fact that Spurs scuppered City's unbeaten start last season will give them hope that an encore is possible.
OnePlus 5T Now Available For Pre-Order in Malaysia
The company also made arrangements to sell the newly launched smartphone via OnePlus Experience stores in Bengaluru and Noida. The retail box has Star Wars: The Last Jedi logo printed in the middle, and the right corner, we have the OnePlus logo.
Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group
A Turkish aid group has sent four tons of food and dug 50 wells for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, according to the group. After an internal investigation, the Myanmar army in November exonerated itself of any blame regarding the crisis.
PUBG on Xbox One Makes Compromises, But Runs Well
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ) is out now for the Xbox One and for a game in early access, it gets a lot right. Unfortunately, PUBG Corp has not yet responded to the outages here at launch and we'll update this story as they do.
Mobile Jumps Into the TV Business, Will Challenge Cable
Terms of the agreement were not immediately disclosed, though Layer3 had raised more than $100 million from investors. All of Layer3 TV's employees will join T-Mobile as part of the sale, and will remain based in Denver.