North Korea Implicated In Attack That Stops Wall Street Journal And New York Times Presses

A server outage at Tribune Publishing on Saturday that prevented the distribution of many leading U.S. newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun was actually nothing of the sort.

Instead, it appears to have been a cyber-attack involving what is thought to have been a version of the highly successful Ryuk ransomware family. Interestingly, Ryuk is often attributed to the Lazarus Group which is thought to operate out of China but in the hands of North Korean threat actors.

Read more about the ransomware attack on Tribune Publishing on Forbes.