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Microsoft and Facebook help defang North Korea's hacking capabilities | Engadget Today

The White House blames Pyongyang for May's WannaCry cyberattack.
If you ask the White House, North Korea's WannaCry attack was just the tip of the iceberg. Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert reported that Facebook and Microsoft disabled a range of North Korean online threats in the past week. Facebook removed accounts and "stopped the operational execution" of ongoing attacks, while Microsoft patched existing attacks that went beyond WannaCry. Details of just what those attacks were aren't available.
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