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The White House and U.S. intelligence officials are standing by their assertion that North Korea was behind the cyber attack against Sony–despite evidence presented by outside experts this week that calls that into question, and in some cases implicates a former employee of the studio.
So what makes the FBI so sure North Korea was responsible? CNN's Pamela Brown reports.
(CNN) - With many experts now doubting North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures hack, the FBI agents investigating the breach were briefed by a cyber security firm that did some reverse hacking of its own.
It says this may have been an inside job and not some army of cyber warriors loyal to dear leader. The feds, at least publicly, are saying there's still no doubt over who hacked Sony.
CNN justice corespondent Pamela Brown joins "The Lead" with all the latest.
(CNN) - Over this holiday break, millions of Americans got to see a first run blockbuster from the comfort of their sofas and obtained it in a way many never even thought of before.
And we may all have a little-known Hollywood consultant, named Kim Jong Un, to thank for it.
(CNN) - A virtual terror attack with very real repercussions for U.S. national security.
Today, the Obama administration wouldn't say just who is responsible for the massive cyberattack of Sony pictures. But the government is getting closer and closer to confirming what CNN reported last night, with unnamed U.S. officials fingering North Korean hackers as the culprits.