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FBI Confirms Source of Sony Pictures Hack

After much speculation, the FBI now confirms North Korea is officially responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures. A group of hackers called the “Guardians of Peace” broke into Sony’s servers, published private e-mails and threatened to attack movie theaters screening the controversial comedy “The Interview”. The movie, based on an assassination plot on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was pulled shortly after by Sony. The FBI says it linked the malware, infrastructure and techniques used in the Sony attack to previous North Korean cyber attacks. U.S. officials say the hackers routed the attack through servers in countries from Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. The FBI warns it will identify, pursue and impose consequences on those who use cyber means to threaten the nation and its...

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