Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
Seriously, North Korea can barely keep the lights on, and all of a sudden they are the elite hackers of the world.
I would believe China, or a disgruntled employee with inside knowledge of their systems, would be far more likely...
Reuters Breaking News Headline:
Breaking News: Sony Pictures authorizes Christmas Day release of film 'The Interview': Dallas cinema
I'm happy to see that Sony is now making a u-turn from its disastrous decision to pull the film. As noted in earlier stories today, the narrative that all the theater chains had wanted the film pulled had no merit. Instead, the film chains had wanted a somewhat limited release to "test" the credibility of threats. In other words, there never was a reason for Sony to pull the film in entirety. With Sony's narrative in shambles, this move can perhaps begin the proverbial healing process. Still, it will take time to erase the consequences of capitulating to North Korea's maximum demands.
Passion and Patience
plus, now they are pointing out the obvious, the evidence points to a disgruntled former employee.
So, ya, North Korea should not be dismissed militarily, especially to it's neighbour's. I would believe south Koreans could pull off such an attack, but north korea doesn't have the infrastructure to sustain this kind of attack.
And again, location data can be spoofed relatively easily.