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Cyber Crime

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  • Sony looking for new platform to release 'The Interview'

    Sony looking for new platform to release 'The Interview'
    Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy. "It is still our...
  • Internet authority ICANN says it was hacked

    The Internet authority responsible the Web’s address system has been hacked, compromising employee emails and personal information. The Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, said Tuesday that it fell victim to a “spear...
  • Staples customer data exposed in security breach

    Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach this year. The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of...
  • 'The Interview' may be the first casualty in a serious, new kind of war

    Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet. Derailing a train, contaminating water...
  • Obama: Sony made a mistake in pulling 'The Interview'

    Obama: Sony made a mistake in pulling 'The Interview'
    President Barack Obama said on Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake in pulling theĀ 'The Interview' from theaters, after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on the entertainment company. "Yes I...
  • 'Interview' mess strange, surreal and troubling

    Kim Jong-un's head will not explode on Christmas Day, after all. At least not on movie screens in North America, or anywhere else in the world. On Wednesday, Sony Pictures pulled its Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy, "The Interview" about a pair of...
  • Google 'Deeply Concerned' About Hollywood's Anti-Piracy Campaign Revealed in Sony Attack

    A top Google executive said the search giant is "deeply concerned" about a coordinated campaign by the MPAA and Hollywood studios to try to "censor" the Internet by blocking piracy websites through non-legislative tactics, citing emails stolen in the...
  • Sony hack leaves U.S. in quandary on how to deal with North Korea

    Sony hack leaves U.S. in quandary on how to deal with North Korea
    With U.S. intelligence analysts quietly pointing to North Korea as having a hand in the destructive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment computers, Obama administration officials scrambled Thursday to consider what, if anything, they should do in response....
  • Full text of U.S. FBI statement on Sony cyberattack

    Following is the full text of the FBI's statement on Friday on the recent cyberattack against the Hollywood movie studio Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp. : "Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our investigation into the...
  • 'Mr. Robot' Hacker Drama Ordered to Series at USA Network

    Talk about timeliness. On the same day the FBI confirmed it believes North Korea was behind the massive Sony Pictures Entertainment cyber-attack, USA Network announced the first series pickup from its 2015-2016 pilot slate with a 10-episode order for a...
  • Sony Hackers Gloat over Studio Pulling Plug on 'The Interview': Report

    The cyber-terrorists behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment sent a message to studio execs late Thursday giving them kudos for the "very wise" decision to not release the "The Interview" in any format, according to a report. "Now we want you...