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NHS cyber-attack was 'launched from North Korea'

NHS cyber-attack was 'launched from North Korea'

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British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation.Security sources have told the BBC that the NCSC believes that a hacking group known as Lazarus launched the attack.The US Computer Emergency Response Team has also warned about Lazarus.The same group is believed to have targeted Sony Pictures in 2014.The Sony hack came as the company planned to release the movie The Interview, a satire about the North Korean leadership starring Seth Rogen. The movie was eventually given a limited release after an initial delay.The same group is also thought to have been behind the...