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Computers / Sony Hack Attack / E-mails / Threats #1076038

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
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(Washington: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Cecilia Vega) The threat by Guardians of Peace hackers warning of terrorism attacks in theaters that show Sony Pictures comedy film "The Interview" about North Korea examined. [LAPD Chief Charlie BECK@- says we take the threats seriously.] A federal class action lawsuit from Sony employees about released e-mails quoted. [ABC News Matthew OLSEN@- calls this attack significant.] [Actor Brad PITT - comments on private e-mails.]

(Washington: David Muir, Pierre Thomas) The credibility of the national security threat against movie theaters & the damages to Sony via economic blackmail discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Pierre, David Muir,

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