DTNS 2390 – Cute Is the New Black

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comDarren Kitchen is here and we’ll talk about the FBI’s identification of North Korea as responsible for the Sony attack. Should we believe them? Also the FCC gets sneaky and gets sneaked upon. Plus Len Peralta bravely illustrates the great leader.

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Today’s guests:  Darren Kitchen,  founder of hak5.org and Len Peralta, author and artist

http://www.patreon.com/len

Headlines

The US FBI announced today that it has concluded that the North Korean government is responsible for the attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment’s internal systems. The FBI cited similarities in code, infrastructure and tools used in previous attacks they have attributed to North Korea. Meanwhile Ars Technica reports on a public note claiming to be from Guardians of Peace saying Sony could released The Interview as long as it deleted the assassination scene. CNN reported a source from Sony told it that an email was sent asking for all trace of the movie to be eliminated. And the US President said he wish Sony had spoken to him first before bowing to pressure not to release the movie. Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said his company “spoke to a senior advisor in the White House” and told CNN “We have not given in. And we have not backed down. We have always had every desire to have the American public see this movie,” shifting responsibility to the theater owners.

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