According to Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Sony's decision to pull The Interview has empowered hackers and he expects to see more of this type of hack attack. He says the country needs to better define what constitutes an act of cyber warfare and what the response should be.
McCaul says the FBI and Department of Homeland Security have determined that the 9/11-style threat leveled by the hackers was not credible.
"Pulling the movie sort of caves in to what I consider to be a terrorist threat," said McCaul. The Administration is reportedly considering a proportional response, something McCaul said he understood was being debated.
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