The US is lobbing fresh sanctions against North Korea as a response to the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment even as President Barack Obama’s administration refuses to provide evidence of Pyongyang’s involvement.
The latest sanctions [PDF] against North Korea’s defense apparatus, its state-owned arms exporter, and 10 individuals are largely symbolic. The country is already deeply isolated from the world over its nuclear ambitions. Still, it’s the first time the US has imposed sanctions against a nation to retaliate over the hack of an American company.
Pyongyang has denied involvement. On Sunday, it lashed out at the White House.
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