FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday adamantly defended his bureau’s conclusion that North Korea was behind the cyber-attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, revealing new evidence and claiming those questioning the North Korea connection “don’t have the facts that I have.”
The U.S. government for weeks has faced skepticism from private-sector cybersecurity analysts, many of whom say the attack may have been an inside job by a former Sony employee.
In what amounted to the U.S. government’s most detailed explanation to date of the evidence it has linking North Korea to the hack, Comey said he has “very high confidence” Pyongyang was behind it and disclosed new details.
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