North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures exposed a new reality: you don’t have to be a superpower to inflict damage on U.S. corporations The following script is from “The Attack on Sony” which aired on April 12, 2015. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Graham Messick, producer.
According to multiple reports, unnamed government officials have said that the cyber attack on Sony Pictures was linked to the North Korean government.
Following a devastating cyberattack on internal servers, Sony has decided to pull the controversial film ‘The Interview’ and has finally bowed to the demands of hackers.
WASHINGTON — American officials have concluded that North Korea was “centrally involved” in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the studio canceled the release of a far-fetched comedy about the assassination of the North’s leader that is believed to have led to the cyberattack.