Cybersecurity experts came to the conclusion that the creators of the virus-the extortioner WannaСry are, according to them, the natives of southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan or Singapore.
About it reports on Monday, may 29, the newspaper South China Morning Post, citing the results of a study of the American company Flashpoint.
In their report stated that the experts of the linguistic code analysis of the virus showed that the Creator is the bearer of the southern dialect of the Chinese language.
One of the primary code used in the terms typical for the southern regions of China as well as Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Originally the code was written in Chinese and then translated into English, experts believe.
Previously the American company Symantec, involved in the development of antivirus software, said that by creating virus WannaCry may be linked to North Korean hackers, but North Korea rejects these suspicions.
A large-scale cyber attack that damaged the computers of about 300 thousand users in 150 countries, took place on 12 may. It was reported tens of thousands of hacker attacks with the use of a virus WannaCry, which began disabling computers and demand a ransom.
Russia more than other countries suffered from WannaCry: cyber attack, in particular, has affected the company «MegaFon», the interior Ministry, «Sberbank», the Ministry of health, recalls the site NEWSru.com.