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US Weighs Response To Sony Hack Blamed On North Korea – Huffington Post


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US Weighs Response To Sony Hack Blamed On North Korea
Huffington Post
U.S. government sources said on Wednesday that investigators had determined the attack was "state sponsored" and that North Korea was the government involved. A U.S. government official said on Thursday that U.S. investigators were looking into the …
US Weighs Response to Sony Cyberattack, With North Korea Confrontation New York Times
If North Korea hacked Sony, hit Kim's cronies where it counts – their walletsReuters Blogs (blog)
US Sees North Korea as Culprit in Sony HackTIME
Washington Post -Fox News
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Watch out world: North Korea deep into cyber warfare, defector says – CNN


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Watch out world: North Korea deep into cyber warfare, defector says
CNN
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — North Korea is one of the world's poorest countries, seen as well behind most everyone when it comes to most technologies and much more. Hacking may not be one of them. Scant resources or not, a defector who once worked …
North Korea's Bureau 21 cyber-warriors trained up for secretive hacking unitDaily Mail
Bureau 121: North Korea's 1800 hackers wage 'secret war' on enemies – but did Mirror.co.uk
Defector: North Korea has 1800 'cyberwarriors' ready to hack enemy statesFox 59
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UN General Assembly seeks North Korea ICC charges – BBC News


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UN General Assembly seeks North Korea ICC charges
BBC News
The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity. The resolution was passed by 116 votes to 20, with more than 50 abstentions. The UN Security Council is …
UN OKs Measures Targeting North Korea, Iran, SyriaABC News
UN members want North Korea in international court for rights abusesReuters
UN General Assembly wants to refer North Korea to ICCDaily Mail
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Who really hacked Sony Pictures? (It probably wasn’t North Korea) – ExtremeTech


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Who really hacked Sony Pictures? (It probably wasn't North Korea)
ExtremeTech
North Korea was indeed responsible for the massive hack on Sony Pictures, according to officials from within the US government. This follows on from Sony cancelling the release of The Interview amid threats of further attacks from the hackers

North Korea Behind Sony Hack: US Officials – NBCNews.com


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North Korea Behind Sony Hack: US Officials
NBCNews.com
U.S. officials have concluded that the North Korean government ordered the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment — a breach that led to the studio cancelling the planned release of "The Interview". One U.S. official told NBC News that the

US Says North Korea Behind Sony Cyberattack – Voice of America


Voice of America

US Says North Korea Behind Sony Cyberattack
Voice of America
Media reports say the U.S. has determined that North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures, which on Wednesday canceled the release of a film about a fictional plot to assassinate Pyongyang's leader, Kim Jong Un. Speaking on condition of …

Sony’s cancellation of The Interview surprises North Korea-watchers – The Guardian


Sony's cancellation of The Interview surprises North Korea-watchers
The Guardian
No one is surprised to hear bellicose rhetoric from North Korea. The cause for astonishment, especially among those who follow the country closely, is that Sony has caved in to it by pulling its film The Interview. If the North was behind the hacking

Things that annoy North Korea: Christmas trees, soap operas and K-pop – CNN


CNN

Things that annoy North Korea: Christmas trees, soap operas and K-pop
CNN
(CNN) — North Korea's fury over the movie comedy "The Interview" appears to have taken the secretive state's oversensitivity to new extremes. Kim Jong Un's regime had already branded the film "the most undisguised terrorism and a war action." Now, the …
North Korea's finest hourPolitico
North Korea marks third anniversary of Kim Jong Il's deathLos Angeles Times
Here Are 7 Movies And TV Shows That Took Aim At North Korea Without IncidentUproxx
Financial Times -New York Observer -Reuters
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US Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack: Reports – Huffington Post


US Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack: Reports
Huffington Post
According to NBC, the hack originated outside of North Korea, but appears to have been carried out by individuals working for the North Korean government. Sony began working with law enforcement earlier this month following the November breach on the …

Taking Cuba Off Blacklist Leaves Only North Korea as Cold War Vestige – New York Times


New York Times

Taking Cuba Off Blacklist Leaves Only North Korea as Cold War Vestige
New York Times
The normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than a half-century of enmity would leave only North Korea on America's Cold War blacklist, and only Iran, Sudan and Syria as countries that are regarded by the United States government as …

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North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

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UN General Assembly wants to refer North Korea to ICC

The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court over its dismal rights record, in a landmark resolution adopted by a strong majority. The non-binding measure approved by a vote of 116 to 20 with 53 abstentions was hailed as a clear message about growing international concern over human rights violations in the reclusive communist …

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 9:48 pm

Did North Korea really hack Sony? Cybersecurity pros at odds

Was North Korea involved in the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack? On Wednesday, several news reports quoted unnamed US officials saying yes. But many cybersecurity experts remain skeptical. On Thursday, the White House refused to point the finger at North Korea, instead saying a "sophisticated actor" was behind the hack. Passcode asked experts throughout the industry whether they believe North …

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 8:06 pm

Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

TOKYO (AP) — If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned. The movie, "The Interview," pushed all of North Korea's buttons.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 7:29 pm

U.N. members want North Korea in international court for rights abuses

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Member countries of the United Nations on Thursday urged the Security Council to consider referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity as alleged in a U.N. inquiry report released earlier this year. There were 116 votes in favor of the resolution, with 20 against and 53 abstentions. The resolution …

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 5:49 pm

North Korea Hacked Sony? Don’t Believe It, Experts Say

Many computer-security experts are doubt the validity of the claim that North Korea is behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, citing a lack of strong evidence and the possibility of alternate scenarios.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 5:33 pm

North Korea Is Not Funny

In recent months, the uproar over The Interview, a comedy about assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has triggered an escalating set of reactions: retaliatory threats from North Korean officials; a sophisticated cyberattack on Sony Pictures, reportedly orchestrated by North Korea; a pledge by the hackers to physically attack theaters showing the film; and now, on Wednesday, Sony’s …

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 1:50 pm

A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:33 am

AP source: North Korea linked to Sony hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed sensitive documents and ultimately led to terrorist threats against moviegoers.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 8:15 am

North Korea Denies Responsibility for Sony Hack

An official speculates the hack could be the "righteous deed" of a supporter

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 12:55 am

Sony Hack: Activists to Drop 'Interview' DVDs Over North Korea Via Balloon

"Comedies are hands down the most effective of counterrevolutionary devices," says activist Thor Halvorssen

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 5:00 am