The company affected by the attack on industrial control systems, said to have been in the Middle East, had been unnamed. But it's now said, according to Foreign Policy, to be Saudi Aramco. Foreign Policy sources their story to a report they say they've obtained that was prepared by Area 1 Security. Circumstantial and preliminary attribution continues to point toward Iran.
North Korean denials of responsibility for WannaCry have moved into familiar rhetorical terrain: "The U.S., a source of all social evils and a state of global cyber-crimes, is unreasonably accusing the DPRK without any forensic evidence. This cannot be construed otherwise than an expression of its inveterate repugnance towards the DPRK." While they can't be troubled to reply to every American "grave political provocation," this one can't be tolerated, because it's aimed a "tarnishing the image of [a] dignified country."
Online magazine Salon more-or-less agrees with the Supreme Leader, seeing the Five Eyes' attribution of WannaCry to Pyongyang as resembling other bogus war-scare "ruses," but most observers think the attribution, inevitably circumstantial to some degree, probably holds up.
WannaCry still remains in circulation, hitting the unprepared and unpatched.
South Korean police see North Korea as the prime suspect in the Youbit hack.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed hard this morning, losing up to a third of their valuation. It's probably not the end of the speculative bubble, but it's at least a sharp correction.
More bad news for Kaspersky Lab: Lithuania has banned the company's products from Lithuanian infrastructure.