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Sony Cyber Attack

US penetrated North Korean networks years ago: Report

The US National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence to persuade the Obama administration that Pyongyang was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

For Sony Pictures CEO, cyberattack won't set studio back

Over the past seven weeks, Sony Pictures` chief executive has dealt with the fallout from a cyberattack he likens to having your house robbed and burned to the ground.

Jan 09, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

There is strong evidence that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony and that the leadership there will orchestrate further strikes against American targets, top US officials said on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2015, 01:50 AM IST

Sony puts ''The Interview'' on YouTube, other digital platforms

"The Interview," the provocative comedy that triggered a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures, went straight to U.S. consumers on Wednesday in an unprecedented online debut after hacker threats prevented its wide release on Christmas day.

Dec 25, 2014, 09:10 AM IST

Sony to release `Interview` after hack attack

Sony Pictures said Tuesday it will screen madcap comedy "The Interview" in some US theaters on Christmas Day, a dramatic U-turn after its widely criticized decision to cancel the film following a cyber-assault blamed on North Korea.

Dec 24, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

Sony threatens to sue Twitter over tweets

Still recuperating from the embarrassing disclosure of several emails stolen in a hacking attack by a group called Guardians of Peace, Sony has reportedly threatened to sue Twitter unless it bans accounts that are linked to the leaks.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Pay for Sony hacking losses: US to North Korea

The US, which had blamed North Korea for a cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, Monday demanded that the communist country should compensate for the losses, resulting from the attack.

Dec 23, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

North Korea responsible for Sony cyber-attack: FBI

The US on Friday blamed North Korea for the cyber-attack on Hollywood movie studio Sony Pictures in which confidential information was leaked by hackers.

Dec 20, 2014, 00:07 AM IST

Sony studio chiefs aim to reassure employees after damaging hack

Executives at Sony Corp`s Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data.

Dec 16, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

Sony's PlayStation store back online after cyber attack

Sony said its systems were back online and the company was investigating the cause of the disruption.

Dec 09, 2014, 08:58 AM IST