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FBI Director Comey reveals new details on the Sony hack

Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Manhattan today, FBI director James Comey went into more detail about how the FBI determined North Korea was behind the recent digital attacks on Sony Pictures, which culminated in the partially canceled release of The Interview. According to Comey, the Guardians of Peace "got sloppy" when masking their IP addresses, allowing FBI researchers to determine that emails and other messages to Sony employees were originating from internet connections used exclusively by North Korea. This evidence had been hinted at in a previous Wall Street Journal article, but has never been publicly attributed.

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