U.S. Officers Investigating If North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack

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.

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

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