Lawmaker calls for strong U.S. response to Sony hack, including sanctions

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers speaks at the Reuters Cybersecurity SummitWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Sunday called for a “very serious” U.S. reaction, including sanctions, to a North Korean cyber attack on Sony Pictures, saying it was not enough for the United States to restrict that country’s cyber capability. U.S. Representative Mike Rogers criticized President Barack Obama on “Fox News Sunday” for getting on a plane to Hawaii on Friday and not acting immediately against North Korea. “The problem here was not that the fact that we didn’t have the capability to do something nearly in immediate time. …

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