Huge cyberattack ebbs as investigators work to find culprits
May 14, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — The global cyberattack that took computer files hostage appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch the extortionists behind it — a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and following the money.
Among their findings so far: The first suggestions of a possible link between the "ransomware" known as WannaCry and hackers linked to North Korea. Those findings remain quite tentative; one firm advancing them described them as intriguing but still "weak."
Experts had warned that WannaCry might wreak renewed havoc on Monday, particularly in Asia,...