U.S. Officers Are Investigating North Korea in Sony Film Hack

A fictional huge-price range comedy film a few plot to kill North Korean chief Kim Jong-un might have had very actual penalties for Sony Footage.

A number of U.S. regulation enforcement businesses are investigating whether or not North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Footage’ on-line networks and the unlawful dissemination of 5 of the corporate’s movies, a senior U.S. official confirmed to NBC Information.

Pundits have speculated that the cyberattack might be linked to an upcoming Sony Footage movie referred to as "The Interview," a comedy that includes a plot to assassinate North Korean chief Kim Jong-un. North Korea is among the many a number of potential suspected perpetrators of the hacking, based on categorized briefings to a number of U.S. businesses.

Attackers utilizing the identify Guardians of Peace, or G.O.P., have claimed duty for the hack.

– Andrea Mitchell and Julianne Pepitone
First revealed December 1 2014, eight:04 AM