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US suspects North Korea "had help" in cyber attack on Sony Pictures: source

Because of the hackers' threats, US cinema chains refused to show The Interview. But last week, Sony struck deals with some 320 independent theatres to distribute the film and made it available online.


US investigators believe that North Korea likely hired hackers from outside the country to help with last month's massive cyber attack against Sony Pictures, an official close to the investigation said.

As North Korea lacks the capability to conduct some elements of the