A mysterious email, apparently from the Guardians of Peace, the cyber terrorists who are inflicting harm upon Sony, was sent around to the media this morning with the following message and a YouTube link. “By GOP. The result of investigation by FBI is so excellent that you might have seen what we were doing with your own eyes. We congratulate you success. FBI is the BEST in the world. You will find the gift for FBI at the following address.” After clicking on the link, there’s an introduction in Japanese, followed by a series of happy faces set to hyper dance music. The refrain “You are an idiot” is sung repeatedly through the video with the happy face atop a gyrating cartoon body. The email, entitled “The data you are interested in,” included a link to a Pastebin page (below) with the taunting note aimed toward the FBI, who claimed yesterday that North Korea as the source of the Sony hack.
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