Bossert said those responsible for carrying out cyber-attacks against the United States would be held accountable, but he did not mention specific actions Washington was considering taking against Pyongyang.
The public shaming of North Korea, which has not been confirmed by the White House, is created to hold the regime accountable for its actions and "erode and undercut their ability to launch attacks", the official told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
The US is not the only country that attributes the WannaCry attack to North Korea, Bossert adds.
"We do not make this allegation lightly". "It is based on evidence". The malware targeted several hospitals in the United Kingdom, as well as banks and various other infrastructures and companies worldwide, causing malfunctions in critical sectors. "We are not alone with our findings, either".
President Donald Trump "has already pulled many levers of pressure to address North Korea's unacceptable nuclear and missile developments, and we will continue to use our maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise".
He called on governments and businesses to work together to reduce the risks of cyber-attacks and for harsher punishments for the groups and individuals behind them. He noted that the Trump administration has banned the use of Kaspersky software from government systems over concerns that the software could abet Russian espionage, and that the government has also charged Iranian hackers who attacked usa companies such as HBO.
In May 2017, the global WannaCry cyber attack targeted computers around the world that used the Windows operating system.
Lazarus Group have in the past been accused of being responsible for the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment that destroyed files, leaked corporate communications and led to the departure of top studio executives. The attack forced the company to cancel the release of The Interview, a comedy about two reporters who were hired to assassinate Kim Jong-un.
The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in Gaza is response to rocket fire toward southern Israel. This has been the largest incidence of rocket fire from the Strip since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war.
The oil pipeline will likely be shut down for two to three weeks, Ineos director Tom Crotty told Bloomberg TV on Tuesday. Operator INEOS declared force majeure on Forties, the first such declaration in decades.
The Norwegian newspaper previously questioned Tidal's subscriber numbers after the service claimed it hit the 1 million number. Although other reports say that the streaming service reckons it'll be profitable by the middle of next year.
It [Facebook] said the initial test it carried out showed that satisfaction improved by 18 percent when Ad Breaks were delayed. Previously videos had to be a minimum of 90 seconds, and the first ad break was allowed to appear after 20 seconds.
Kennedy airport as she was headed to Pakistan by way of Istanbul, from where they believe she meant to enter Syria and join ISIS. The FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force kept this woman from her risky and potentially deadly goal.
Cozart became the third Reds shortstop to earn a fan election, joining Dave Concepcion and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin . Cozart said his donkey - a present from Joey Votto for making the All-Star team - will stay in Cincinnati for now.
Weinstein, who is now under investigation for sexual assault in four cities, has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex. Talking about her earlier years in Hollywood she said it was Harvey who had taken a chance on her, "a nobody".
Brady was average at times but stepped up in the pocket for big deliveries at crucial moments, usually to Gronkowski. Brown attempted to catch a pass in the end zone when a Patriots defensive back appeared to roll over his left leg.
Here it goes again, it goes back to my instant oatmeal (quote): Everybody wants it right away. "He's a great player", Ball said. There is nothing bad in that, it is just the rite of passage that every rookie, even James, endured.
Republicans trade blame over Alabama Senate loss
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Conor McGregor Says He'll be Returning to MMA Competition
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Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president
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Geminid meteor shower lights up Tybee Island sky
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Jeff Grimes named new BYU offensive coordinator
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