May 24 2017
Symantec listed numerous links between Lazarus and software the WannaCry hackers left behind in a less virulent version of the malware in February, including software used to wipe disks in the Sony attack.
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Symantec linked the WannaCry outbreak to what it calls "Lazarus".
Lazarus has also been linked to attacks on banks using their SWIFT messaging network.
While security researchers at Symantec have followed the digital crumbs to conclude that Lazarus and North Korea are likely responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attack, security analysts at ICIT are of a different opinion.
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The earlier attacks did not exploit the vulnerability that helped WannaCry spread so far, so fast but instead used six other malicious programs favoured by Lazarus.
"As a number of 1718 committee members were targeted in a similar fashion in 2016, I am writing to you all to alert you to this heightened risk", the panel chair wrote.
In their paper on the matter, the researchers have noted shared code between the ransomware and other code, as well as how a command and control server used as part of the malware attack against Sony was also connected to during the ransomware attack.
Symantec said it discovered multiple instances of code from the Sony Pictures hack in early versions of WannaCry.
Last week, a researcher at Google had recognized an identical code originated in a WCry sample from February attack and also an early 2015 version of Cantopee, a backdoor used by Lazarus Group, a hacking group which has been operational since 2011.
It's more likely that WannaCry was the work of a Lazarus member who tried to make money on the side or a former member of the group, Thakur said.
The initial attack was stifled when a security researcher disabled a key mechanism used by the worm to spread, but experts said the hackers were likely to mount a second attack because so many users of personal computers with Microsoft operating systems couldn't or didn't download a security patch released in March labeled "critical". By custom, Symantec does not attribute cyber campaigns directly to governments, but its researchers did not dispute the common belief that Lazarus works for North Korea.
May 24 2017
Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations
They also still aren't cool with players pulling sharpies out of their socks and autographing the ball for a fan. The player must be on IR for at least six weeks and they can return to games after sitting out eight weeks.
May 23 2017
Star Midfielder Believes Champions League Football Will Help Liverpool Attract 'Big Players'
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May 23 2017
Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
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May 23 2017
Senate confirms Iowa governor as China envoy
Their first meeting took place in 1985 when Xi was then a local provincial official who led an agriculture delegation to Iowa. For years, USA farmers have complained that China cancels previously purchased US soybean orders without any penalty.
May 22 2017
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
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May 22 2017
Comey Declines To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee
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May 22 2017
I'll be back: Arnold Schwarzenegger confirms role in latest Terminator film
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May 20 2017
Sogard pushes Brewers to 4-2 win over Padres
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May 19 2017
Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets
Spokesperson from Microsoft has already said that they will be preparing a response for this claim from the hacking group. What subscribers will do with these exploits and data will be up to them, the group said.
May 19 2017
Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners
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