Europol will not cry foul, but North Korea suspected of cyberattack
The Netherlands has already fingered Pyongyang as a possible threat to its national digital systems
The European police agency says it is too early to determine who was behind a huge cyberattack after researchers reported signs of a possible North Korean link. "We are open to investigate in all directions, but we don’t speculate and we cannot confirm this. It’s still too early to say anything," senior spokesman for Europol, Jan Op Gen Oorth, said on Tuesday. "We are working on it. The investigation is ongoing. It could come from everywhere, it could come from any country." On Tuesday, researchers investigating the huge cyberattack campaign, which has caused global computer chaos, reported signs of a possible North Korean link, with one expert warning there could be more to come. In the first clues of the origin of the huge ransomware attacks, Google researcher Neel Mehta posted computer code that showed similarities between the WannaCry malware and a vast hacking effort widely attributed to Pyongyang. In signs that the attack is slowing, Europol said the number of affected IP addr...