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Monday, May 15, 2017

Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start


By AP, May 15, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) -- The global cyberattack that took computer files hostage appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch the extortionists behind it - a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and following the money.

Among their findings so far: The first suggestions of a possible link between the "ransomware" known as WannaCry and hackers linked to North Korea. Those findings remain quite tentative; one firm advancing them described them as intriguing but still "weak."


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