Newswire: Security firm disputes the FBI’s claim that North Korea hacked Sony

Just when we thought this whole Sony hacking thing had been wrapped up in a big, seasonally appropriate, record-setting bow, an independent security firm has cast doubt on the FBI’s conclusion that North Korea was behind the Sony cyber attacks. Those attacks, in case you’ve been in hiding from the FBI yourself, led to terrorist threats against theaters that screened The Interview, which led to major theater chains dropping the film, which led to Sony pulling the film entirely, which led to protests, which led to Sony releasing the film to independent theaters and digital distribution platforms, which all seemed to work out pretty well.

This has all taken place with North Korea, which Sony suspected was involved from the start, in the background. Those suspicions were confirmed when the FBI released a statement saying it had “enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible …

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