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Sony Pictures Sued Over Hack (Again) Sony Pictures Sued Over Hack (Again)

Nearly 18 months after (supposedly) 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…

Sony Made Pixels Even Lamer to Appease Chinese Authorities Sony Made Pixels Even Lamer to Appease Chinese Authorities

Sony apparently didn’t care very much that the script to its new sci-fi comedy movie Pixels is pretty bad. It did, however, go to pains to ensure that Pixels would pass Chinese censorship boards with flying colors. Goodbye integrity, hello authoritarian-sanctioned blockbuster.

WikiLeaks Dumps a Million Saudi Cables and More Docs From the Sony Hack WikiLeaks Dumps a Million Saudi Cables and More Docs From the Sony Hack

Just a month after WikiLeaks officially started accepting documents again, it’s just unloaded two prominent troves of data.

Anyone Can Buy the Malware Used to Hack Sony Anyone Can Buy the Malware Used to Hack Sony

The Sony hack was the worst corporate cyberattack ever, and now anyone with $30,000 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.

The Sony Hack's Banal Reality: Paper Memos, BlackBerries, and Takeout The Sony Hack's Banal Reality: Paper Memos, BlackBerries, and Takeout

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 amongst us might hope, it turns out that the reality of one…

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

That hackers really messed up Sony's shit 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…

The NSA Saw Signs That the Sony Hacks Were Coming 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 reveal that the NSA had tapped into North Korean networks years before the attacks, and saw indications that such an attack may be imminent.

Government Sources: The U.S. Didn't Hack Back North Korea Government Sources: The U.S. Didn't Hack Back North Korea

The Associated Press is reporting that the U.S. didn't hack back North Korea after the Sony Pictures debacle. Two senior U.S. officials say that the country wasn't responsible for North Korea going dark.

FBI Director Says North Korea's Sony Hackers "Got Sloppy" FBI Director Says North Korea's Sony Hackers "Got Sloppy"

FBI director James Comey just explained new details of the Sony hack at a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University in New York City. "Several times they got sloppy," he told the audience, referring to the hackers. In more technical terms, the hackers revealed IP addresses in North Korea that they "exclusively…

Sony's Kaz Hirai on Hack: It's About Freedom Of Speech 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 cyberattacks in history," he said, but was classy enough not to dwell on that point. He…

North Korea's Thesaurus: New US Sanctions an "Inveterate Repugnancy" North Korea's Thesaurus: New US Sanctions an "Inveterate Repugnancy"

Just a few days ago, the White House hit North Korea with tightened (and fairly meaningless) sanctions as the first part of its multi-step Sony hack retaliation plan. In response, North Korea wants you to know that it is pissed. And that it's really working hard in SAT prep this year.

The FBI Thought This Guy's Joke Was a Legit Threat to CNN The FBI Thought This Guy's Joke Was a Legit Threat to CNN

Remember when the FBI issued a bulletin about the Sony hackers' threatening a media outlet? Turns out the threat was actually a thinly veiled joke made by David Garrett, Jr., a homeland security blogger from Knoxville, Tennessee. The punchline: David got to spend his New Year's Day being questioned by the Feds!

Obama Hits North Korea With Sanctions, Hints There's More To Come Obama Hits North Korea With Sanctions, Hints There's More To Come

Despite a recent FBI briefing attempting to convince the Bureau that evidence was flimsy, the White House is standing strong behind its decision to point the Sony Hack finger squarely on North Korea. To prove it, Obama just hit North Korea with tightened sanctions. Because now we're really not doing business with them.

FBI: The Sony Hackers Also Targeted CNN (Probably) FBI: The Sony Hackers Also Targeted CNN (Probably)

According to an official FBI bulletin obtained by The Intercept, the same hackers who broke into Sony Pictures and stole a devastating amount of data made threats against an American "news media organization" as well. (It's probably CNN.) The bulletin also warns that the attacks "may extend to other such organizations…

The Interview Meta-Review: Not Really Worth The Drama The Interview Meta-Review: Not Really Worth The Drama

After weeks of prevaricating, terrorist threats, conspiracy theories and presidential interventions, Sony finally released The Interview on YouTube yesterday. Although we opted not to review because whether the movie was good or bad (it's bad) is almost entirely besides the point, it seems like everyone else on the…

Meet the Sony Hack Truthers Meet the Sony Hack Truthers

The Sony hack is a terrible, awful thing that's going to leave thousands of everyday employees dealing with the repercussions for years to come. But! At least there's a crazy, ranting, sheeple-slaying silver lining. Friends, allow us to introduce you to the Sony hack truthers. There are a lot of them.

Every Movie Theater Showing The Interview on Christmas Day and After Every Movie Theater Showing The Interview on Christmas Day and After

The Interview, a movie in which two secondary characters from short-lived television classic Freaks and Geeks conspire with the U.S. government to assassinate a sitting head of state, has been through some shit. At last, though, it will be shown. And here are the theaters that will show it, broken down by state.

So Who Shut Down North Korea's Internet?

Just this past Friday, North Korea's already shaky internet access started to crumble. Over the weekend, things just got worse, and by yesterday morning, the country was in a state of total blackout. Considering that the U.S. just officially blamed North Korea for the Sony hack, and that the U.S. asked China for…

Sony Pictures Will Screen The Interview on Christmas Day Sony Pictures Will Screen The Interview on Christmas Day

Multiple theaters are now announcing that Sony Pictures has authorized screenings of The Interview on Christmas Day. There are also reports that the company will also announce corresponding video on demand release. They're not such cowards after all!

Sony Wants Twitter to Remove Tweets With Leaked Content or It'll Sue Sony Wants Twitter to Remove Tweets With Leaked Content or It'll Sue

Sony's quest to stamp out traces of leaked email across the web continues, with the company now threatening to sue Twitter if the social network doesn't ban accounts that are sharing information from the leaks.

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