The film studio took a big hit to its reputation when hackers released a flood of data stolen from its servers. And according to earnings announced Tuesday, it also took a hit to its bottom line.
Mark Lippert has vowed to continue his “open and friendly” approach in the country, despite being slashed across the face by a pro-Korean unification protester last week. A demonstration was held in Seoul to support Lippert.
The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, who has made hundreds of trips to North Korea, has been detained since arriving in Pyongyang in January, his church said.
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North Korean state media published photos of the trapezoidal new hairdo and seriously groomed brows on Thursday.
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“That’s the problem in North Korea: Whether it’s what you’re hearing or seeing, or not hearing or seeing, you’re always second-guessing who’s outsmarting whom.”
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Two high-level officials offer new support for the claim that North Korea orchestrated the attack on Sony’s servers.
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The White House says it’s a “response to the Government of North Korea’s ongoing provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies, particularly its destructive and coercive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.”
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Eleven nations on the 15-member council voted in favor of the procedural motion.
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The suspected cyberattack comes just days after President Obama promised a “proportional response” to North Korea’s hack of Sony Pictures.
A long and rambling statement from Pyongyang threatens “counteraction” against the White House, the Pentagon, and “the whole U.S. mainland.”
On Sunday morning, President Obama called the alleged North Korean hacking an act of “cybervandalism,” but Rep. Mike Rogers thinks the White House needs to do more.
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Pyongyang has labeled U.S. government claims that it was responsible for the hack as “groundless and slanderous.”
The president says Sony shouldn’t have killed The Interview.
It’s extremely rare for the U.S. to officially blame a nation for a cyberattack. Meanwhile, the hackers sent Sony a message saying they were “wise” to cancel the release of The Interview.
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In a briefing Thursday, the White House said it was weighing a “proportional response” to the cyberattack against Sony.
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The hackers “knew more about the company, Sony, and its vulnerabilities than they knew, or needed to know, about hacking,” one said.