Photo: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images Mounting evidence has investigators wondering if North Korean hackers are the computer criminals behind Sony Pictures Entertainment’s cyber-security mishap , which occurred last week. The Wall Street Journal reports that people briefed on the investigation — which include the FBI, Sony, and an IT security company — said the hackers used tools and code eerily similar to those used in March 2013 against South Korean broadcasters and banks. South Korea’s government blamed the attack, known as “Dark Seoul,” on North Korea’s Reconnaissance General Bureau, a beefed-up intelligence agency. WSJ added that this month the studio is releasing The Interview , James Franco and Seth Rogen’s comedy about talk-show hosts charged with assassinating the communist country’s leader, Kim Jong-un. (North Korean government officials have threatened the U.S. if it encourages the film’s release and distribution.) A source at Sony, however, told the paper that … [Read more...] about Is North Korea Behind the Sony Pictures Hackings?