US blames N Korea for cyber attack that wreaked havoc worldwide

The so-called WannaCry virus crippled hospitals, banks and other major businesses in more than 150 countries.

by

    The Trump administration is blaming North Korea for a cyberattack in May that affected more than 150 countries across the world.

    The "WannaCry" virus crippled hospitals, banks and other major businesses.

    It is not the first time Washington has blamed Pyongyang for a major cyber attack.

     

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.