North Korea

Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Movies You Can Watch That ‘Dis’ North Korea (Since Sony Won’t Release ‘The Interview’)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After days of leaks and threats from North Korean cyber-hackers, Sony Pictures announced Friday it will not release “The Interview.” In his End of the Year Press Conference, President Obama […]

12/19/2014

Seth Rogen and James Franco talk about their controversial action-comedy 'The Interview,' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA.(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images)

Digital Dilemma: How Will U.S. Respond To Sony Hacking?

The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.

12/18/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Investigation Links North Korea To Sony Hacking

A U.S. official said federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to openly discuss an ongoing criminal case.

12/17/2014

Seth Rogen and James Franco talk about their controversial action-comedy 'The Interview,' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA.(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images)

Should We Worry About Hackers’ Threat Of Violence If Theaters Show ‘The Interview’? Probably Not

Really, America? This is what we’ve come to? Cancelling showings of a frat-boy comedy movie because of “threats” from a group we don’t even know exists? COMMENTARY

12/17/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

North Korea Denies Involvement But Calls Hack Attack On Sony Pictures ‘Righteous Deed’

North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang’s supreme leader.

12/07/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Sony’s Computer System Hacked, Causing Problems For Film Studio

The FBI has confirmed it is investigating a recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which caused major internal computer problems at the film studio last week.

12/01/2014

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Seth Rogen Walks Red Carpet At Castro Theater’s Premiere Of ‘The Interview’ That Angered North Korea

Seth Rogen walked the red carpet at the Castro Theater Tuesday night for the premiere of a movie that has stirred tempers in North Korea.

11/18/2014

Miller, Bae

California, Washington Hostages Released By North Korea

The U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama’s national intelligence director.

11/08/2014

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North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For Espionage

The court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s human rights situation.

09/15/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

North Korea Threatens ‘Merciless Response’ To James Franco, Seth Rogen Movie

A new movie featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco has flared tempers in North Korea, prompting threats of retaliation.

06/25/2014

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