29 Dec '14, 2pm

Experts: North Korea May Not Have Hacked Sony After All

Experts: North Korea May Not Have Hacked Sony After All

North Korea denied being behind the recent Sony hack, and now some cyber security experts say the country’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jung-un has been made a fall guy. “It’s clear to us, based on both forensic and other evidence we’ve collected, that unequivocally they are not responsible for orchestrating or initiating the attack on Sony,” Sam Glines, founder and chief executive officer of the cybersecurity company Norse, told CNN in an interview. Kim Zetter, who covers cybercrime and security issues for Wired magazine, has also been skeptical, calling the evidence previously touted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation “flimsy.” Hackers on Nov. 24 broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment’s network. Employees were suddenly locked out of their computers and saw screens bearing red skeletons and a message announcing “Hacked by #GOP.” “GOP” stood for “Guardians of Peace,” the group c...

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