N. Korea denies Sony Pictures hacking allegation: report

December 5, 2014 11:14 am 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 — North Korea has denied an allegation that it carried out a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. in protest against its upcoming comic film depicting Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un, a U.S. report said Thursday.

Linking North Korea "to the Sony hacking is another fabrication targeting the country," Voice of America reported, quoting a North Korean diplomat in New York.

"My country publicly declared that it would follow international norms banning hacking and piracy," the unnamed official was quoted as saying.(PNA/Kyodo)

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