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20 May 2017, 02:47 | Darnell Patrick
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Other researchers, meanwhile, suggested the attack's targeted audience implies anything but a North Korean connection.
"The rolling back the hostile policy towards DPRK is the prerequisite for solving all the problems in the Korean Peninsula", he said.
Kaspersky Labs and Symantec - respected cybersecurity firms in Russian Federation and the US, respectively - have separately reported finding similarities between the WannaCry ransomware virus behind last week's cyberattack and malware previously attributed to the Lazarus Group, a shadowy cybercrime outfit accused with waging an array of attacks including most notably the 2014 Sony Entertainment Pictures breach, an incident the Federal Bureau of Investigation has squarely blamed on North Korea.
North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter U.S. aggression.
On Tuesday, South Korea's new government and the US administration committed to "bold and practical" ways to denuclearize North Korea.
North Korea tested a high-thrust rocket engine as recently as March, hailed as a "great leap forward" by state media at the time.
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A North Korean missile launch last weekend was deemed successful, according to U.S. Defense officials.
The agreement came after North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test Sunday, claiming the US was within its sights and it had the capability to fire a large nuclear warhead. They said the launch May 14 represented an advance for the North Korean missile program.
"To that end, the Security Council demanded the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests", the council said, adding that it was ready to impose further sanctions on the country. In this regard, the ambassador of the United States, Nikki Haley laid accusations on North Korea for all the reasons mentioned above.
South Korean military officials also said that North Korea has not had a controlled reentry back into the atmosphere yet.
It was also a quick reaction compared to the last administration, when the North waited about three months to slam the Park Blue House in what appeared to be an effort to influence her North Korea policy.
North Korea submitted the patent application to a United Nations agency, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), for processing. It noted that "patent applications are not covered by the provisions of U.N. Security Council Resolutions".
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