North Korea MUST be held accountable for MASSIVE cyber attack says White House official


North Korea has been condemned for WannaCry, the cyber attack that forced hospitals, banks and other performers into meltdown in May. 

White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert swayed on Tuesday that North Korea has acted “badly” and “unchecked” for varied than a decade.

Mr Bossert called WannaCry a “reckless” attack that touched UK healthcare system and “put lives at risk”. 

And he hit out at North Korea as he condemned the cyber condemn. 

He said during a press conference: “Its malicious behaviour is growing more egregious and pause that malicious behaviour starts with this step of accountableness. 

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Tom Bossert said North Korea must be held obligated for its actions

“After careful investigation, the United States is publicly charging the massive cyber attack to North Korea. 

“We did not make this accusation lightly. We do so with evidence and we do so with partners. 

“The attack was widespread and rate billions, and North Korea is directly responsible.”

Kim Jong-un’s regime has lengthy been suspected of the WannaCry cyber attack which targeted 150 states and sent many of the UK’s NHS hospitals into meltdown.

In October, the British Management said it “strongly” believed North Korea was responsible for the ransomware corrosion.

Following the allegation from Theresa May’s security minister Ben Wallace, North Korea restricted the accusation and said it was “despicable” and “an act beyond the limit of our tolerance”.

A statement from the say’s propaganda news agency KCNA slammed the allegation and warned Britain to “cross ones heart and hope to die reflect” on what was being claimed. 

The statement said: “The UK has made another try on to incriminate the DPRK as a cyber-criminal. The DPRK has clarified our principled stand, on every timely occasion, to oppose terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”

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