Did North Korea Hack Sony?

It's unlikely that North Korea hacked Sony Pictures because it got mad about a movie, but it's important to understand that the isolated country, and almost anyone else, could have done it.

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Hard to believe, but Sony executives and U.S. spies suspect that the huge hack that has taken Sony Pictures' office offline for more than a week was the handiwork of North Koreans as retaliation for a yet-unreleased comedy produced by the studio. This, too, could be the plot of a  comic blockbuster, albeit one with a serious message: Hacking skills are a great equalizer.

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