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    Researchers Find Links Between Cyberattacks and North Korea

    They can hack it. Cybersecurity experts say they’ve found similarities between the code used for last week’s massive WannaCry ransomware attack and that used by the prolific Lazarus Group — linked to North Korea’s government — that suggest the two could be connected. After the success of WannaCry, intelligence and law enforcement officials warn that more attacks could be on the horizon, especially with reports that criminal hackers have stolen and repurposed a second classified NSA cyberweapon known as EsteemAudit and made it available on the black market.

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