Sony Pictures in late November suffered a significant cyber-attack that led to intellectual property and personal employee details being leaked online. The following infographic provides an overview of the events leading up to, during and after the breach.
The Internet reportedly went dark in North Korea on Dec. 22, days after President Obama pledged there would be a "proportionate response" to the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that the FBI blames on the North Koreans.
A federal judge has denied Target's motion to dismiss a consolidated class action lawsuit filed on behalf of consumers affected by the retailer's December 2013 data breach. The move follows a similar ruling regarding a class action lawsuit involving banks.
North Korea not only denies the Obama administration's allegations that it hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment, but promises "grave consequences" if the U.S. fails to agree to a joint probe of the breach.
When you're thinking about securing your data assets and web site, how do you really know the value of what you're protecting? Akamai's Terrence O'Connor shares how to determine the cost of a data breach.
The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, and the company's decision to yank the release of a film in the wake of hackers' threats, has provoked intense reactions. Read the comments and join the conversation.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Trend Micro and Hewlett Packard collaborate to help fight advanced targeted threats and custom malware, while First Data and VeriFone partner to expedite EMV compliance.
The White House says that it's treating the hack attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment as a "national security matter." But it says it's too early in its investigation to definitively attribute the attacks to any particular group or nation.
The National Credit Union Administration will review its data security policies and procedures after sensitive customer data was lost as part of an audit. One fraud expert calls for the FFIEC to expand security oversight of all its member agencies.
Without ceremony, President Obama has signed five cybersecurity-related bills, including legislation to update the Federal Information Security Management Act, the law that governs federal government IT security.
Many security experts say Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision to cancel the release of the film "The Interview" following a "terror" threat made by hackers against movie theaters and theatergoers sets a dangerous precedent.
Don't take at face value the report that the U.S. government believes that North Korea hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment, numerous information security experts say, warning that hacktivists, insiders or other nations could be the culprits.