Source: U.S. suspects N. Korea had help attacking Sony Pictures




 
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December 30th, 2014  
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Topic: Source: U.S. suspects N. Korea had help attacking Sony Pictures


By Mark Hosenball and Jim Finkle WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators believe that North Korea likely hired hackers from outside the country to help with last month's massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures, an official close to the investigation said on Monday. As North Korea lacks the capability to conduct some elements of the sophisticated campaign by itself, U.S. investigators are looking at the possibility that Pyongyang "contracted out" some of the cyber work, according to the official, who was not authorized to speak on the record about the investigation. ...




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