Newsweek: Sony Cyber Attack One of Worst in Corporate History

Sony Pictures Entertainment experienced one of the most devastating corporate attacks in history. Thousands of files, seized by hackers last week, have been leaked online including personal details of around 6,000 Sony employees, upcoming Sony feature films and the salary details of top executives. The hackers also managed to access details about Deloitte bankers who are Sony’s auditors.

The initial data breach, which occurred on 24th November, resulted in the shutdown of the entire computer network of one of Hollywood’s largest and most powerful studios. There have been increasing reports that the hack was carried out by North Korea in revenge for the upcoming release of a Sony comedy called The Interview. The plot follows Seth Rogan and James Franco who are employed by the CIA to assassinate Kim Jong-un…

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