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N Korean spy cell blamed for recent cyberattacks

Crux of allegations stems from Pyongyang's connection to hacking group linked to Bangladesh central bank and Sony attacks; Unit 180's attacks seen raising cash for regime

Security researchers say they have found technical evidence that could link Pyongyang with WannaCry ransomware.


NORTH Korea's main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and internet security experts.

North Korea has been blamed in recent years for a series of...

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