United States take sanctions against North Korea because Sony hack




The United States take sanctions against North Korea after the extensive Sony hack late last year. The measures affect mainly influential individuals, as did US President Barack Obama on Friday.

United States Obama, the US Treasury Department commissioned the work to erect barriers against ten Korean individuals and three Korean state companies. They have no access to the US financial system. Moreover, US citizens may not do business with individuals and companies know Bloomberg.

It is provisionally to take the first steps the United States after the massive Sony hack last month. Thereby made ​​Korean hackers as Americans include corporate and unreleased movies booty. President Obama said in response to send to “proportionate measures”, which is now so the first effects are visible.

A spokesman for the US government indicated Friday that the hack for the United States is serious. “We take the attack from North Korea, which was intended to cause harm to an American company and threatening the freedom of expression of artists and other individuals, seriously.”

Possibly the United States also sit behind the flattening of the North Korean Internet late last year, but that country is silent about it. Only after a disruption of about nine o’clock in the Stalinist country the Internet was again restored . The fault and the Sony hack meant that the US and North Korea are currently engaged in a quarrel.

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