Not while other media sources, like CBS, are around: Cybersecurity experts are questioning the FBI’s claim that North Korea is responsible for the hack that crippled Sony Pictures. Kurt Stammberger, a senior vice president with cybersecurity firm Norse, told CBS News his company has data that doubts some of the FBI’s findings… He says Norse [Read more...]
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At this point, anyone who doubts that North Korea helped hack Sony is disagreeing with top cybersecurity experts in the world and the US intelligence community. Nevertheless, many smart people are highly skeptical that a tinpot dictatorship...Show More Summary
Uh oh! This doesn't look too good! Could the FBI have been wrong about North Korea's involvement in the Sony hacking? That's what one cybersecurity firm is saying after launching their own independent investigation into the situation! Kurt Stammberger, senior vice president at Norse the security firm, has come out saying that the findings they've dug up cast [...]
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A cybersecurity firm's data suggests a Sony insider was key in pulling off the hack
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Guest: The global security market was little more than a cottage industry in 2002, when it was an insular $3.5 billion market dominated by just five vendors. Fast-forward to today and there is — I estimate — $87 billion being spent in 2014, while that number should increase to $120 billion by 2017, according to AGC Partners (.pdf). […]
The U.S. government Friday officially accused North Korea of being behind the recent, massive hack of emails and other confidential information at Sony Pictures, and the studio nixed its planned release of "The Interview." But this isn't the first time that Sony has been sweating an embarrassing data breach.
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The cyber attacks on Sony have given rise to much commentary on the sophistication of the North Korean state's cybersecurity program. The hermit kingdom is far from alone in its offensive and defensive cyber build up with numerous nations around the world seeking to join the list of the cyber powers. Show More Summary
The U.S. government Friday officially accused North Korea of being behind the recent, massive hack of emails and other confidential information at Sony Pictures, and the studio nixed its planned release of “The Interview.” But this isn’t the first time that Sony has been sweating an embarrassing data breach. In 2011, Tim Schaaff — then…
At least these Sony hacks were good for business for someone. On Monday, USA Network ordered to series Mr. Robot, a drama about an elite hacker caught between the criminal underground and cybersecurity firm he works for. "Mr. Robot could...Show More Summary
I n case anybody still believed we were doing ok on cybersecurity, Staples just announced that malware deployed at 115 of its stores nationwide gave hackers access to some 1.16 million customers' payment cards. Check here to see if your store was hit. Read more...
More and more companies are buying insurance to protect themselves from the financial disaster caused by data breaches like the one Sony suffered.
The past year has been a year full of cybersecurity threats, big data leaks and rampant hacks. It seems no one is — not SMBs or multi-national corporations, and certainly not the average Internet user. At the start of the year, Kaspersky Labs predicted 2014 would be the year of cyber-insecurity, and it seems they were right. Show More Summary