Sony studio head, producer apologize for Jolie, Obama remarks

Dec 12, 2014

Sony studio head, producer apologize for Jolie, Obama remarks

Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin apologized Thursday for calling Angelina Jolie a “spoiled brat” and making racially offensive jokes about President Obama’s presumed taste in movies. The comments were made in a series of leaked email exchanges between Rudin and Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy ...

Dec 11, 2014

Sony PlayStation to make China debut next month as ban ends

Sony Corp. will release its PlayStation 4 console in China next month, following Microsoft Corp. into the world’s biggest game market after the government eased restrictions. Sales will start Jan. 11 with a price of 2,899 yuan ($469), Tokyo-based Sony said in a statement ...

Dec 5, 2014

Sony malware may be linked to other damaging attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered what they say is technical evidence linking the massive breach at Sony Corp.’s Hollywood studio with attacks in South Korea and the Middle East. Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab said Thursday it uncovered evidence that all three campaigns might ...

Dec 4, 2014

Sony denies it will soon name North Korea as hacking culprit

Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the investigation into the cyberattack that crippled its computer systems is continuing and denied a report that it is poised to name North Korea as the culprit. Earlier Wednesday, the technology news website Re/code reported that Sony Pictures planned ...

Dec 3, 2014

North Korea's fingerprints reportedly found on Sony hack

North Korea may have had a hand in the digital attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that used destructive malware to disable systems and destroy data, according to two sources with knowledge of the investigation. Some of the malware contained Korean language code, and other ...

Dec 2, 2014

FBI investigates hacking of Sony Pictures' computers

The FBI has warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch a destructive cyberattack in the United States, following a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Cybersecurity experts said the malicious software described in the alert appeared to match ...