The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy (updated)

Kim Zetter reports:

Today Sony canceled the premier of “The Interview” and its entire Christmas-Day release of the movie because of fears that terrorists might attack the theater showing the film.

The actions show just how much power the attackers behind the Sony hack have amassed in a short time. But who exactly are the attackers?

Nearly a month after the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment was exposed, speculation is still swirling around who is behind the attack. One theory refuses to die even though there is scant evidence to support it: that it was a nation-state attack perpetrated by North Korea because of the movie “The Interview.”

Read more on Threat Level, where Kim reviews the different theories and their less than credible evidence.

Update: Threat Level originally headlined their article, “North Korea Almost Certainly Did Not Hack Sony.” In light of subsequent breaking news reports, they changed it to “The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy.”

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