The Sony hack attribution generator!

"Do you need a quick story you can pull out of your butt to explain the Sony hack at a party or job interview?"

That's the question asked by a new website, specially set up to help you write a news article about the hack of Sony Pictures or simply impress someone at a wine-and-cheese evening.

Let me introduce you to, the Sony hack attribution generator!

Sony Pictures hack theory

Everyone and their dog has a theory as to who is behind the Sony Pictures hack.

The White House believes it is North Korea, in an act of revenge over a dumb movie - which seems highly unlikely.

Others suspect a disgruntled ex-employee might be to blame.

But rather than come up with your own theory, you can just refresh the Sony hack attribution generator's webpage and let it make one up for you.

Just please, don't send the link for the attribution generator to the tabloid press - chances are that someone would be duped into reporting the material there as truthful.

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3 Responses

  1. Lewis

    January 7, 2015 at 11:23 am #

    £50 says one of these will appear on CNN in the next 12 hours. You game Graham?

  2. Coyote

    January 7, 2015 at 5:07 pm #

    Just please, don’t send the link for the attribution generator to the tabloid press – chances are that someone would be duped into reporting the material there as truthful.

    That is incredibly tempting – it is so much so that I would do it if it weren't for the fact I would be taking my time (my being more important than the media's time (they have enough time already!)) for such a farce. Still… it is the media – if someone wants to fool them, by all means (then again… it (being fooled) probably isn't anything that new (which is perhaps why they don't report on it?)).

    That aside, I seem to remember this type of website in the past. Another was (as I recall (which might be wrong as it was so many years ago)) raiding/arrests for computer crime (and similar). If that is the case (even if not) I'm not really surprised this site exists. It is a fun (and probably funny) idea.

  3. SG125

    January 7, 2015 at 6:51 pm #

    Ha! Thanks for the great laugh today!
    Sadly, the website seems to have more information than the FBI is willing to share and seems to be more credible as well (wow I can't get enough satire in here).
    Cheers!

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