Sony Pictures Hacked After Comedy Angers North Korea

North Korea reportedly threatened retaliation if studio released James Franco and Seth Rogen movie, "The Interview."
1:41 | 11/30/14

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terrorists like Isis. And Sony pictures is fighting back on attack on their computer systems. At least five of their movies have shown up online. And in a strange plot twist, a key suspect maybe a foreign country's government. David Wright explains. Reporter: North Korea isn't at all happy about Seth Rogan and James Franco's new comedy Take him out? E. You want us to killed leader of North Korea? Yes. What? Reporter: The hermit kingdom reportedly threatening a strong and merciless countermeasure against Sony pictures. So when the studio's servers got hacked by a group calling itself guardians of peace, some jumped to the obvious, but unlikely conclusion. Every studio is terrified this can happen to them. Reporter: Yep. Here it is. The theory is state-sponsored piracy. Stealing unreleased copies of "Annie" and "Fury" and releasing them online. History is violent. Reporter: Sounds crazy. But at least one south Korean think tank claims North Korea does have a team of hackers capable of something like this. This is speculation. No one knows if North Korea is behind it. Reporter: Sony couldn't be the reached for comment. ABC's cecella Vega recently asked rogen and Franco about poking fun at pyong yang's famously thin-skinned dictator. Risky move? I don't think so. Reporter: Of course, "Team America" got their first. But in this case, North Korea has the last life. And still ahead tonight -- We are going around getting

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