ANALYSIS. Lazarus, the Mysterious Group behind the Ransomeware Attacks | World Affairs Journal
With the dust now settling after "WannaCry", the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protect computers from future breaches and, trickiest of all, who is really to blame.
For many, it seems that last question has already been solved: It was North Korea.
But beyond the frequently used shorthand that North Korea was likely behind the attack lies a more complicated — and enlightening — story: the rise of an infamous group of workaholic hackers, collectively known as "Lazarus," who may be using secret lairs in northeast China and have created a virtual "malware factory" that could wreak a lot more havoc in the future.
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