Everything you need to know about the Sony hacks

A lot’s happened with Sony, The Interview, and North Korea over the last three weeks, and it’s been easy to get lost. So we’ve put together a quick refresher on all the news that’s come out since the attacks began. It’s been one of the strangest and most befuddling stories of the year, but we’ve answered the biggest questions below.

What happened to Sony?

On November 24th, the computers at Sony Pictures Entertainment abruptly stopped working, blasting a red skeleton image onto every monitor along with a message. The message said that they had been hacked by a group called the Guardians of Peace, who pledged not to stop until Sony Pictures was destroyed. Attackers wiped every hard drive, shut down the email system, and made off with a…

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