>> Washington pointing the finger at North Korea for cyber attacks dating back years, a rare warning from both the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, blaming Pyongyang of hacks targeting media, finance, and infrastructure around the world since 2009. And saying the attacks are likely to keep on coming.
No specific victims are named but the report refers to a group called Hidden Cobra, previously known as Lazarus Group, and linked to the 2014 attacks on Sony Pictures. Security experts say, it's highly likely Lazarus was behind the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected 300,000 computers globally last month. North Korea routinely denies involvement in cyber attacks.
>> It is ridiculous. Whenever something strange happens, it is the stereotype of way of the United States and the hostile forces. That the key curve, noisy, anti-DPRK campaign.>> Security analysts tell Reuters they are concerned about the increasingly aggressive cyber attacks from the North. Hacks have included espionage at South Korean finance, energy, and transportation companies, and appear to be a reconnaissance ahead of further attacks.