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Experts: Insider attack may have played major role in Sony breach

North Korea denied hacking Sony Pictures, and cybersecurity experts believe insider threat posed huge risk to Sony Pictures.

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State hacking operation used commercial software to compromise targets

Criminals used commercial software to conduct cyberespionage against targets in Israel and Europe, according to reports.

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Despite Kim Dotcom intervention, gaming networks still struggling

Even though Kim Dotcom stepped up to work with the Lizard Squad to end the Xbox Live, PlayStation Network siege, struggles continue into second day.

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Report: North Korea's Bureau 121 scarier than previously thought

North Korea's secretive Bureau 121 is scarier than originally perceived by western cybersecurity experts - and the threat is only growing.

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Hackers cause damage at German factory with malware attack

Hackers compromised a German factory and caused "massive damage" to a factory furnace, reports indicate.

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Japan working to improve cybersecurity after Sony Pictures attack

The Japanese government isn't just worried about cyberattacks from China, as North Korea continues to develop its own cyber weapons.

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South Korea wants China's cooperation into nuclear hack attack

The South Korean government wants cooperation from China as it begins an investigation into a nuclear facilities data breach.

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Want a job? Sony hiring cybersecurity director to work in Washington

Sony is hiring a director for the Director of Vulnerability Management Engineering position, if you're interested and qualified.

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Top congressional Democrat Elijah Cummings calls out Sony

Sony has been asked to provide details regarding its data breach, as top congressional Democrat, Rep. Cummings, wants answers.

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Internet in North Korea bounced offline due to suspected DDoS

Pres. Obama considers what to do with North Korea, but it appears someone has beaten him to the punch.

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Sony's decision to rely on Mandiant helping FireEye's stock value

Sony has chosen cybersecurity firm FireEye to aid in its cleanup of hacking mess - and the company's stock value is going up because of it.

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Anonymous could release 'The Interview' for Internet users

Anonymous hacker collective could release "The Interview" to the Internet.

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China opposes cyberattack against Sony Pictures, don't place blame

The Chinese government may have condemned the cyberattack against Sony Pictures, but certainly didn't place blame for the incident.

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Sony attorney says 'The Interview' will be released, maybe via Crackle

Sony could use Crackle to distribute "The Interview" to interested viewers.

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Pres. Obama says United States not in cyberwar with North Korea

Despite growing political tensions between the United States and North Korea, there is no cyberwar underway between both nations.

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Staples announces 1.6 million cards affected in previous data breach

Staples reveals 1.6 million customers at risk of data breach following incident earlier in the year.

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North Korea not surprisingly shielding citizens from 'The Interview'

North Koreans likely have no idea Sony Pictures has been humiliated over a movie.

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Cybersecurity expert warns against retaliating against North Korea

Cybersecurity specialist says best course of action to retaliate against North Korea: don't do anything.

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McAfee says cyber espionage attacks will only increase in 2015

Cyber espionage will increase in frequency during 2015, as foreign governments begin to ramp up their efforts.

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Obama: Sony 'made a mistake' in its decision to pull 'The Interview'

Pres. Obama believes Sony made a mistake in its hasty decision to pull "The Interview" from theaters.

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ISIS allies reportedly stepping up cyberattacks against media, rivals

Allies of the ISIS terrorist group fighting in Syria and Iraq are reportedly launching cyberattacks.

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Survey: Company malware breaches not exactly uncommon these days

Malware data breaches hitting companies is unfortunately rather common these days, recent survey finds.

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Sony's cyberattack likely to become most expensive for a U.S. company

The devastating cyberattack that hit Sony will likely end up being the costliest suffered by a U.S. company, as lost dollars continue to pile up.

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North Korean hackers might set sights on US telecom, infrastructure

North Korean hackers, likely with outside help, compromised Sony... and could have their sights set on other US targets in the future.

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ICANN hit by spear phishing attack, employee credentials compromised

Oops! ICANN employees fall for spear phishing attack, with some employee credentials hit.

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Time for Sony Pictures to make 'The Interview' an Online Release

Sony Pictures should make "The Interview" an online release

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Cybercriminals with bulk stolen data finding new ways to cash out

Cybercriminals that compromise companies and steal large amounts of consumer financial information are trying to find new avenues to cash out quickly.

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Sony Pictures CEO says employees shouldn't be worried about the future

Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton says employees should not be afraid of studio's future, as major data breach won't bring them down.

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Sony hackers pledge to withhold stolen employee data

The hackers that compromised Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have offered to spare employees, if they email their name and business title.

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Sony warned before hack that its networks were vulnerable to attack

Before its networks were ravaged by hackers, Sony Pictures Entertainment was reportedly warned its networks were at risk.

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Hollywood can learn from Sony's mistakes, show caution while chatting

As Sony picks up the pieces from its significant data breach, other Hollywood studios can learn from its mistakes.

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Chinese cybercriminals continue to ravage critical infrastructure

Chinese hackers routinely victimize US and western allies, as they increase focus on cyberespionage efforts.

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FBI warns US companies to be aware of potential cyberattacks from Iran

US companies need to be aware of potential Iranian-supported cyberattacks, according to FBI.

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FBI says cyberattack that hit Sony would have worked against others

The FBI claims the data breach that hit Sony Pictures Entertainment would have worked against 90 percent of network defenses used by other companies.

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Amazon denies Sony is using its AWS to launch DDoS cyberattacks

Amazon denies its AWS service is being used by Sony to launch cyberattacks.

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Tech companies largely relying on hackers to find exploits for them

Tech companies want to pay researchers and hackers to identify software and security flaws before cybercriminals can exploit them.

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Sabu, former Anonymous member turned informant, speaks out publicly

Former Anonymous member Sabu recently answered media questions, discussing his past - and downfall at the hands of the FBI.

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North Korea says its supporters could be behind Sony cyberattack

The North Korean government is still denying responsibility for the cyberattack that crippled Sony, but said its supporters could be behind the breach.

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Apple must continue to improve cybersecurity as attacks increase

Cybersecurity has taken front page headlines, and Apple seems more vulnerable to attacks - and must continue to improve security.

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Consumer payment data, healthcare record theft threats loom in 2015

Cybercriminals could ramp up cyberattacks to try to steal payment data and medical records, as companies remain under threat.

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Cybersecurity efforts improving, but data breaches will continue

Despite increased focus on cybersecurity, companies are largely fixing 'superficial' problems and leaving other IT security risks in place.

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Report claims Iranian hackers focused on airlines, energy utilities

The Iranian government has shown increased interest in airlines and energy utilities, recent report says.

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Xbox Live down, with suspected DDoS cyberattack to blame

Xbox 360 and Xbox One gamers had trouble connecting to Xbox Live, which was reportedly brought down by a cyberattack.

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Sony recruits Mandiant to help clean up cybersecurity mess

After a nasty security breach, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tasked Mandiant with helping it resolve the problems.

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Panda Security finds more than 20 million new malware samples in Q3

Security firm PandaLabs discovered more than 20 new malware samples during Q3, as our PCs, mobile devices, and networks are under attack.

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Home Depot spent up to $43M on data breach during just one quarter

Home Depot is suffering the financial cost of a major data breach, spending $43M in one quarter alone.

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Hacker avoids maximum 440-year sentence, hit with misdemeanor instead

Fidel Salinas avoided a potential 440-year maximum sentence.

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Insight into the mind of a former NSA programmer/hacker

Cybersecurity specialists working for the NSA and GCHQ get burned out quickly, and easily find employment in the private sector, report says.

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CoinVault ransomware allows victims to decrypt one file for free

The CoinVault ransomware adds a new twist to ransomware, with cybercriminals allowing victims to decrypt one file for free.

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Sony Pictures targeted in attack, as cybercriminals try to get to Sony

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted in a cyberattack, with "secrets" reportedly stolen.

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