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DOJ Charges North Korean Programmer in Sony Pictures Hack

The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with the massive WannaCry ransomware attack last year and an $81 million theft from a bank in Bangladesh.

United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the …

Cyberterrorism Is the Next ‘Big Threat,’ Says Former CIA Chief

Many experts reckon the first cyberwar is already well under way. It’s not exactly a “cold war,” as the previous generation understood the term, because serious damage valued in millions of dollars has been done, and there’s nothing masked about the hostile intent of state-sponsored hackers. What has been masked is the sponsorship.

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Sony Film to Feature Driverless Cars

Sony Pictures has had to navigate rough seas since last autumn, when the company was hacked, confidential documents were posted online, and The Interview was canceled. But the company is trying to bounce back with a comedy about cars equipped to navigate by themselves

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Sony Hackers: News Media Is Next

According to an FBI warning published at The Intercept, the same hackers who systematically dismantled Sony Pictures will next turn their awful but undeniably prodigious talents to the news media. No specific news organization is named. The intended target will

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Daily Beast: No, North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony

This article was originally written by Marc Rogers and posted at Daily Beast: So, “The Interview” is to be released after all. The news that the satirical movie—which revolves around a plot to murder Kim Jong-Un—will have a Christmas Day

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First Cyber War: Was the Sony Hack a Warm-Up for Bigger Things to Come?

The Sony Pictures hacking drama ended, at least for the moment, with the besieged studio deciding to authorize a limited release for “The Interview” after all. This came after a storm of criticism of Sony, and the U.S. government that failed to protect them, for caving in to the demands of a hacker group with, shall we say, very strong feelings about the impropriety of mocking North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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