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Sorry America, the Sony Hack Was an Inside Job, Not North Korea

The government fingered (hehe) North Korea as the culprit in the Sony hack. A hack that caused embarrassing e-mails to be released and the temporary shelving of The Interview. Even Seth Rogen went and took extra precautions. Sony later reversed course and put the movie into limited release domestically and online.

At that point, Americans felt it their civic duty to protest censorship and throw $15M at a shitty movie they would’ve never watched before. And now look what happened. Turns out North Korea had jack shit to do with it. Oh yea, surprise! The New York Post says:

US cybersecurity experts say they have solid evidence that a former employee helped hack Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer system — and that it was not masterminded by North Korean cyberterrorists.

One leading cybersecurity firm, Norse Corp., said Monday it has narrowed its list of suspects to a group of six people — including at least one Sony veteran with the necessary technical background to carry out the attack, according to reports.

Why do they say that? Kurt Stammberger, senior vice president at Norse, had his opinion:

“When the FBI made this announcement, just a few days after the attack was made public, it raised eyebrows in the community because it’s hard to do that kind of an attribution that quickly — it’s almost unheard of.”

Kim Jong-Un just threw up his hands and said “See? We always get blamed for everything! It’s sooo not fair!!”

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