July 31, 2021

U.S. says North Korea “directly responsible” for WannaCry cyber attack

Trump advisor lays out allegation of DPRK's "reckless" actions in Wall Street Journal op-ed

The United States accused North Korea on Monday of being behind the WannaCry cyber attack that affected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries this past May.

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, President Donald Trump’s homeland security and counterterrorism advisor Thomas Bossert said that “after careful investigation” the U.S. “publicly attributes the massive ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack to North Korea.”