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.

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    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.


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