Hollywood Studio Sony Pictures Entertainment has agreed to pay between $5.5 million to $8 million as a settlement sum toward employees who filed a lawsuit against the studio, alleging that their personal data was breached and stolen during the infamous 2014 Sony Pictures hack.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. has reached a settlement with current and former employees after being the target of a hack last year where a hacking group calling themselves the “Guardians of Peace” made good on their threat to expose personal information and corporate [...]
President Obama is working to create a new government agency to assess and combat the increasing cyber security threat. According to a senior administration official speaking to Bloomberg, the new agency will act as a central point of discussion among other agencies that handle these sort of attacks.
Government.nl (Dutch rijksoverheid.nl) and numerous other official Dutch government websites were offline Tuesday thanks to a massive, sustained, 10-hour distributed denial of service attack. The source of the attacks remains undisclosed and the specifics of the attack have been vague thus far.
While several security researchers have come out with evidence linking groups such as the Lizard Squad to the Sony Pictures attack last year, the government is sticking to its guns in its accusation that the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea is in fact directly responsible.