North Korea Says Obama Is Behind Hollywood Hacking

Cyber hackers taunt the FBI in a new message to Sony, while the US reaches out to China for help.
2:12 | 12/22/14

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And next to the cyber attack on Sony. Hackers calling their victims idiots. And tonight, North Korea is issuing a bold message about the cyber war. Turning it into a war of words. Here's Tom llamas, once again on the story for us tonight. Reporter: Tonight, north Korea firing back after the U.S. Publically accused the secretive nation of coordinating the cyber attack that crippled movie giant Sony. A spokesman on state-run TV, claiming president Obama himself orchestrated the attack. And threatening repercussions targeting the white house, the Pentagon, and all of mainland usa if the U.S. Does not agree to a joint investigation with the north Koreans. This, as president Obama downplayed the attack. This was an act of cyber vandalism. That was very costly and expensive. Reporter: Now, the U.S. Reaching out to China for help. This, as Sony's hackers, apparently undaunted, reportedly releasing another message this weekend. This one, taunting the FBI, and linking to this youtube video titled "You are an idiot." The Hollywood reporter said that they could not verify the a authenticity of the e-mail, but it appears like the other ones. The attack on Sony, all because the country is angry over a comedic movie about a fictional assassination of Kim jong-un. Sony pulled the film after threats. Foreign policy experts say it's now turning into an international incident. This could escalate to something much more serious. Reporter: And Sony reached out to experts, and no one raised a red flag. They're now saying they have insurance that may protect them from the financial losses of

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