Top U.S. spymaster dined with North general behind Sony hack

Jan 8, 2015

Top U.S. spymaster dined with North general behind Sony hack

The U.S. intelligence chief revealed Wednesday that during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Sony’s Hollywood studio. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a riveting account of the visit at ...

Jan 4, 2015

North Korea blasts U.S. over sanctions for Sony hack

North Korea issued a furious statement Sunday slamming the United States for imposing sanctions against government officials and the defense industry for a cyberattack on Sony. It again denied any role in the breach of tens of thousands of confidential Sony emails and business ...

U.S. sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

Jan 3, 2015

U.S. sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

The United States imposed new sanctions Friday on North Korean government officials and the country’s defense industry over a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., insisting that Pyongyang was to blame despite lingering doubts by cybersecurity experts. The White House warned this was just ...

What if 'The Interview' had been made in Japan?

Jan 1, 2015

What if 'The Interview' had been made in Japan?

by Mark Schilling

It couldn’t happen here — that was my first takeaway from the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment prompted by the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy “The Interview.” In the film, the two heroes journey to North Korea ostensibly to interview its real-life ...

U.S. suspects North Korea hired outside hackers for Sony Pictures strike

Dec 30, 2014

U.S. suspects North Korea hired outside hackers for Sony Pictures strike

U.S. investigators believe that North Korea likely hired hackers from outside the country to help with last month’s massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures, an official close to the investigation said. As North Korea lacks the capability to conduct some elements of the sophisticated campaign ...