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Sony Pictures Sued Over Data Hack (Again)

Nearly 18 months after North Korean hackers gained access to a huge amount of data from Sony Pictures Entertainment, including emails, unreleased scripts, and full-length films, the creators of To Write Love on Her Arms are suing Sony over its failure to protect the film from piracy. They want $8.7 million in damages. Read More >>

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Anyone Can Buy the Malware Used to Hack Sony

The Sony hack was the worst corporate cyberattack ever, and now anyone with $30,000 (£20,500) in Bitcoin and the ability to use Tor can buy the type of exploit used to hack Sony on underground cyberweapon websites, according to ex-hacker Jon Miller. Read More >>

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The Sony Hack’s Banal Reality: Paper Memos, BlackBerries, and Takeaways

It's been a little over two months since the Sony hack first rocked the world of the tens of thousands of employees who had their passwords and social security numbers (among other sensitive bits of info) exposed. But despite what some of the more imaginative among us might hope, it turns out that the reality of one of the most high-profile hacks in history isn't all that glamorous at all. Read More >>

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Report: Sony Hackers Used a Zero Day Vulnerability to Break In

Hackers seriously affected Sony. That much is indisputable. But how they did it, and also who they were, is still up in the air. A Recode report sheds some light on the former, though; access was apparently gained through a Zero Day vulnerability, a previously unknown hole that could very well have been for sale on the black market. Read More >>

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The NSA Saw Signs That the Sony Hacks Were Coming

When the FBI blamed North Korea for the Sony Pictures hacks, some wondered how that finding had been made so quickly. Now, new interviews and documents apparently reveal that the NSA had tapped into North Korean networks years before the attacks, and saw indications that such an attack may be imminent. Read More >>

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US Government Sources: America Didn’t Hack Back North Korea

The US didn't hack back North Korea after the Sony Pictures debacle. Two senior US officials say that the country wasn't responsible for North Korea's internet going dark, according to Associated Press reports. Read More >>

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The Interview To Hit UK Cinemas on February 6th

The world's most troublesome mediocre comedy, The Interview, is finally coming to the UK on February 6th, according to a tweet from Empire magazine, making this the most public tech u-turn since the Xbox 180. Read More >>

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Report: FBI Will Finally Explain in Detail How North Korea Hacked Sony

The FBI Director James Comey will explain later today how his organisation determined that North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures hack, reports The Intercept. Read More >>

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Sony’s Kaz Hirai on Hack: It’s About Freedom Of Speech

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai started off his CES keynote by addressing the elephant in the room: how Sony is holding up after the giant hack that brought the company to its knees. "We were the victim of one of the most vicious and malicious cyber attacks in history," he said, but was classy enough not to dwell on that point. He had a different message to share. Read More >>

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Sony Unsure if Hackers Have Been Booted Out of its Network or Not

Sony has turned to using an old stash of corporate BlackBerrys for sending its important in-house emails, as the company's not entirely sure that the hackers that splayed its personal communications to the four winds have been locked out of its network. Read More >>