The United States has asked China to help them block cyber attacks from North Korea in response to piracy suffered by the end November Sony Pictures Group, announced Saturday a senior US official.
“We have discussed this possibility with the Chinese to exchange information and have expressed our concern to Following the attack, and have asked for their co-operation “, said a senior US administration told AFP.
The North Korea has proposed a joint investigation
On Wednesday, Sony Pictures has canceled the release scheduled for Christmas “Interview killing”, following threats hackers. This parody comedy deals with a fictional CIA plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. The US government has designated as the author of this mass piracy Pyongyang continues to deny having ordered.
North Korea proposed to Saturday United States a joint investigation on the cyber attack and denied being responsible. “Since the United States spread baseless allegations and slander us, we offer a joint investigation,” said the North Korean Foreign Ministry.
” absurd cultural arrogance “
” Without going to use torture as did the American CIA, we have the means to prove that we n ‘have nothing to do with this incident, “, the ministry said, quoted by the official KCNA news agency. For its part, the Chinese newspaper Global Times called Saturday “absurd cultural arrogance” movie Interview kills! .
American filmmakers are wrong to make fun of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, said the newspaper, owned by People’s Daily , the official organ of the Chinese Communist Party. This piracy, one of the largest ever suffered by a company in the United States, devastated the computer system Sony Pictures, stolen and circulated on the internet confidential data 47,000 employees and third studio including celebrities, published embarrassing emails, and posted five films from studios including some not yet out.