The cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a film release is being treated as a national security matter, the White House says.
Spokesman Josh Earnest says the US believes the hacking is the work of a “sophisticated actor” – but refused to confirm if North Korea was responsible.
Sony withdrew The Interview, a new comedy film about North Korea’s leader, after threats from hackers.
Hackers have already released sensitive information stored on Sony computers.
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