US Authorities Link North Korea to Sony Hack

/ 2 years ago


Over the weeks and days since the massive hack upon Sony Pictures (that has resulted in a major motion picture being cancelled), many have tried to understand who exactly is behind the attack. Most have suggested North Korea, while a number have suggested it could be someone else.

Well now an official source says that the US government believes that North Korea was indeed behind the intrusion into Sony Pictures computer systems. “We have found linkage to the North Korean government,” said the source to NBC News.

The officials reportedly said that they believe the hack was not directly carried out by the North Koreans, but was performed by hackers working on their behalf.

This is the first official link to North Korea, meaning that this devastating attack could potentially be seen as an “act of war”.

Source: Re/code

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  • Porkalicious

    You know, I said this about 5 years ago and several times since then that “North Korea will be the ones who will start WW3 and it will be in a few years.” … I wouldn’t mind getting Kim Jong-un getting rid of, but it would be stupid to do it when the N-Koreans are still brainwashed to the extent they are:/