North Korea Linked to Wannacry

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Lukerz, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Lukerz
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    Lukerz Sloth. That's it.

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  2. anhminh

    anhminh Pirate since 2010

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  3. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Damn those North Korean leaders and hackers, I hope their government goes under.
     
  4. Taleweaver

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    Sorry, but I'm not convinced. And it'll take more than proper spell checking to convince me otherwise.

    -first the elephant in the room: it isn't conclusive. That the preponderance (meaning: not everything) of the evidence points to IP ranges in China that were historically (meaning: not any currently any more) used by the Korean intelligence, doesn't mean that it originated there in the first place.
    -second: let's assume that it did. That doesn't mean the government knows about them, let alone has their back. Likewise with the terrorist attacks: it's not because e.g. the bombs in Zaventem airport were built in Brussels that it was government-approved.
    -third: sorry, but is the NSA really an objective source on this? These were the same guys that said they had proof that Saddam had these WMD-thingies. They were wrong on that...do you really trust them when they say they have reasons to believe that they've found something a whole lot smaller and harder to trace?
     
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  5. Lukerz
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    Lukerz Sloth. That's it.

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    Lol. My spell check is trash on my kindle fire so that's my excuse there. I don't think they did it myself but figured I would put it up so see what people had to say about it
     
  6. Procyon

    Procyon TheRealProcyon

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    I'm still sceptic of the NK ties, as only the source code was partially the same & not more evidence was there. My points still go out to the shadowbrokers who try to blame it on NK, because everyone would believe it easily. If I'm proven wrong good enough I'll think of my standpoint, but now I still believe the shadowbrokers did it themselves
     
  7. StarGazerTom

    StarGazerTom GBAtemp Maniac

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    On this particular one, I call bullshit. It was leaked through Vault 7 by the NSA and anyone could get it.

    Lets not forget that we know that they can make it look like other countries just by using programmers using that language.

    First and foremost, it'll always be the NSA's fault that this happened.
     
  8. Gizametalman

    Gizametalman Banned

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    Right, just blame the bad guys around and everyone will believe it.
     
  9. Luglige

    Luglige hiatus

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    I had a laugh over the virus. Not over North Korea itself, they're messed up, but I feel it voids the claim open source is bad. Thumbs up North Korea, for once, wait this sounds wrong. Nvm.
     
  10. Byokugen

    Byokugen Unit_01

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    NSA made it.
     
  11. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

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    Surprised it wasn't Russia. :P
     
  12. Byokugen

    Byokugen Unit_01

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Oh yeah
    *eagle cries*
    Blame the Russia! They did it! and Kim Dot Com
    @TheKingy34 why you do this?
     
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  13. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

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    Or maybe it was Syria who did it? Hmm.
     
  14. Byokugen

    Byokugen Unit_01

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Or Serbia, or Iran, or Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan, or Whatthefuckistan?
     
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  15. Dionicio3

    Dionicio3 Skiddo

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    You missed the EoF
     
  16. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Cool
     
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  17. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
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