A well-known security researcher claims that there is a massive conflict of interest in the UK's National Cyber Security Centre being a part of the the country's main spy agency, GCHQ, because the focus of the two organisations is at odds with each other.
British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who is awaiting trial in the US over allegations that he created and help distribute a banking trojan, has claimed that on one occasion in the past he located and contacted an attacker who had launched a massive DDoS attack in the UK, and asked the individual who was behind it to desist from doing so, a request that was ultimately heeded.
The US Department of Justice has filed a criminal complaint against a North Korean cracker named Park Jin Hyok for allegedly being behind a 2104 hack of Sony Pictures and the May 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack.
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