North Korea denies involvement in Sony Pictures hack
North Korea, for the first time, has denied involvement in the recent cyber attack that hit Sony Pictures.
The country is a suspect in the attack, partly because of Sony’s upcoming release of “The Interview,” a comedy in which two TV reporters travel to North Korea on a secret mission to kill leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korea has been blamed for cyber attacks before, on South Korea, and state media earlier this year threatened “a strong and merciless countermeasure” should the Sony movie be released. But on Wednesday a government official denied any link between North Korea and the attack on Sony.