South Korea activist arrested for praising North

 Days after deporting a Korean-American woman for praising North Korea, South Korean authorities on Wednesday arrested a fellow activist and former leftist politician on similar charges.

US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack
US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

North Korea was hit with more US sanctions on Friday in response to what Washington said was its role in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said on Friday.

Sony considering sale of unit that owns Beatles songs: WSJ

Sony Corp <6758.T> is considering a sale of its Sony/ATV Music Publishing unit, which owns the rights to most of the Beatles` songs, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing the company`s leaked internal emails.

Obama lauds Sony U-turn on releasing the comedy film on North Korea
Obama lauds Sony U-turn on releasing the comedy film on North Korea

Thanks to a U-turn by Sony Pictures, 'The Interview' - the movie that created much furore and buzz even before hitting the box office in America, will now be released in some theatres on Christmas Day. The move has been hailed by the movie makers and the White House, which hailed the measure, saying 'the US believes in free speech'.

South Korea heightens cyber security watch on hacking

 South Korea has heightened its security readiness against cyber attacks as concerns grew over a series of online information leaks at nuclear power plants, officials said Tuesday.

South Korea's nuclear operator says investigating new post by hacker

 South Korea`s nuclear power plant operator said on Tuesday it was investigating a new threat posted on a Twitter account that a fresh batch of data had been stolen from the agency.

North Korea's Internet restored after nine-hour outage

North Korea`s Internet connectivity was restored Tuesday after an over nine-hour outage, said Dyn Research, a company which monitors Internet performance.

China says reports it helped in hacking attack "irresponsible"

Reports that China helped in a hacking attack against Sony Corp. are "irresponsible", China`s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Internet outage seen in North Korea amid US hacking dispute
Internet outage seen in North Korea amid US hacking dispute

North Korea`s Internet links have been restored, but it is not clear how stable they are, the US-based internet monitoring company Dyn said on Tuesday.

US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack
US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

 The United States urged North Korea on Monday to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

Sony hack: North Korea warns US&#039; &quot;citadels&quot; would be attacked
Sony hack: North Korea warns US' "citadels" would be attacked

North Korea has issued warning to the United States governmnet and blamed it for being behind the making of the movie “The Interview”, as per news reports on Monday.