Jan 9, 2015

U.S. to probe Sony, dozen others over wireless headsets

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it will investigate 13 companies including Sony Corp. and its affiliates over possible patent infringement involving wireless audio devices. The others include Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG of Germany and companies in Australia, Denmark, Ireland ...

Jan 9, 2015

Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China

Sony Corp. will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 in China, originally scheduled for this Sunday, due to “various factors,” the company said. Sony’s computer entertainment division said Thursday a new sale date had not yet been determined, but a company source in China ...

Jan 8, 2015

FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

The FBI director revealed new details Wednesday about the stunning cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., part of the Obama administration’s effort to challenge persistent skepticism about whether North Korea’s government was responsible for the brazen hacking. Speaking at the International Conference on Cyber ...

Jan 8, 2015

Sony hackers 'got sloppy' and posted from North Korea addresses: FBI

FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that hackers behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment provided key clues to their identity by sometimes posting material from IP addresses used exclusively by the North Korean government. The hackers, who called themselves “Guardians of Peace,” ...

Sony chief Hirai breaks silence, condemns 'vicious' hacking

Jan 6, 2015

Sony chief Hirai breaks silence, condemns 'vicious' hacking

Sony chief Kazuo Hirai on Monday spoke publicly for the first time about the cyberattack that derailed the launch of the comedy “The Interview,” calling the assault “vicious and malicious.” Hirai thanked supporters who stood by the company, including employees and moviegoers who saw ...

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 ...