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US investigators link North Korea to Sony hack - officials
American officials investigating the source of the recent Sony hack have determined that North Korea is “centrally involved” in the cyber attack against the studio, the New York Times reported.

17.12.2014 23:23

Reddit bans Sony leak file-sharing subforum
Sony Pictures Entertainment has compelled social-media site Reddit to thwart file-sharing of stolen data - including unreleased films, executives’ private emails, and insider financial information - gleaned via a major hack of the studio in November.

17.12.2014 15:11

‘The Interview’ premiere canceled in wake of Sony hacker ‘9/11-style’ terror threats
The premiere of ‘The Interview’, the comedy ridiculing the North Korean leadership, has been canceled in New York, allegedly due to a 9/11-style terror threat. But US security officials say “there is no credible intelligence” of an attack at this time.

17.12.2014 11:54

North Korea calls on UN to investigate CIA ‘brutal medieval’ torture
Pyongyang claims the human rights issues long associated with the communist-ruled recluse state are politically motivated, while the real issue confronting the world body should be the CIA’s harsh treatment of terror suspects.

16.12.2014 12:04

‘Bipolar’ US man enters North Korea seeking asylum... in Venezuela
A US citizen who illegally entered North Korea has given a press conference in Pyongyang to condemn US foreign and domestic policy. He is apparently seeking asylum in Venezuela.

14.12.2014 10:11

Embarrassing: Sony Pictures boss’ shockingly-racist Obama emails exposed
​A leaked email chain between Sony Pictures Chairwoman Amy Pascal and film producer Scott Rudin lays bare an embarrassingly racist back-and-forth that speculated on President Barack Obama’s favorite movies.

11.12.2014 17:33

‘You cannot find us’: Sony hackers leak new data as FBI says no N. Korea trace
The FBI says it cannot confirm whether the computer leak that has devastated Sony Pictures Entertainment was orchestrated by North Korea, or any other entity. Meanwhile, the hackers themselves have posted more threats and confidential data.

09.12.2014 17:19

​N. Korea praises Sony mass hack as ‘righteous deed’ – but denies involvement
North Korea has praised the recent mass cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it a "righteous deed" probably carried out by critics of a comedy depicting a fictional assassination of Kim Jong-un. The country denies any involvement in the hacking.

07.12.2014 08:15

‘Wanna kill Kim?’ N. Korea isn’t denying hack in revenge for Sony comedy
Pyongyang refused to kowtow when asked if it was behind a massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures, telling the world to “wait and see.” The hack came a month before Sony releases a comedy film centered on an attempted assassination of Kim Jong-un.

02.12.2014 11:20

'Fury', unreleased Sony movies leaked online in suspected N. Korea hack
At least five new films produced by Sony Pictures have leaked online, resulting in around 2 million downloads from file-sharing sites. Sony is investigating allegations that North Korean hackers are responsible for the leaks, according to reports.

01.12.2014 16:48

2 Americans released from N. Korea detention head home – US officials
North Korea has released detained US citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, and they are already on their way home.

08.11.2014 15:20

North Korea launches upgraded Soviet-era ballistic missile submarine - report
Pyongyang is modernizing once obtained decommissioned Soviet diesel submarine capable of carrying ballistic missiles either for active service or as a test bench for constructing a similar sub of its own, South Korean government sources say.

02.11.2014 07:43