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The WannaCry hack shows North Korea emergence as a cyber powerhouse

The US is officially blaming Pyongyang for the ransomware attacks that struck more than 150 countries. The US has officially blamed North Korea for the “WannaCry” cyberattacks that disabled hundreds of thousands of computers across more than 150 countries back in May. The announcement marks

Cyber-attack: US and UK blame North Korea for WannaCry

The US and UK governments have said North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry malware attack affecting hospitals, businesses and banks across the world earlier this year. The attack is said to have hit more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations, causing billions of dollars

Bitcoin boom could be lining North Korea’s pockets

KIM Jong-un is a bitcoin fan. As the worldwide mania continues, experts have warned the brutal North Korean regime is taking a keen interest in getting its hands on as much bitcoin as possible — through “ransomware” attacks such as WannaCry, mining its own, and

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