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Feds Charge North Korean Cyber-Operative In Sony Hack, Ransomware Attack

The Justice Department has charged North Korean national Park Jin Hyok in connection with some of the most destructive cyberattacks in recent years to hit computers across the globe.
The Justice Department has charged a North Korean cyber-operative with attacks and mayhem that prosecutors say was carried out under orders from Kim Jong Un. Source: Terence Tan

The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against a North Korean man in connection with a series of infamous cyberattacks, including the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment and the WannaCry ransomware that paralyzed computers across the globe.

Park Jin Hyok was part of a hacking group that conducted some of the most destructive recent online attacks in the world,

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