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The Attack on Sony

North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures exposed a new reality: you don’t have to be a superpower to inflict damage on U.S. corporations The following script is from “The Attack on Sony” which aired on April 12, 2015. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Graham Messick, producer.

Hackers release cache of 13,000 passwords and credit cards of PlayStation, Xbox and Amazon users

A gang of internet hackers claiming an affiliation with shadowy anarchist group Anonymous is claiming it has leaked the details of more than 13,000 users of Playstation, Xbox and online stores including Amazon. The hackers posted a document online containing username and password combinations.

State-sponsored or not, Sony Pictures malware “bomb” used slapdash code

According to multiple reports, unnamed government officials have said that the cyber attack on Sony Pictures was linked to the North Korean government.

Hackers rejoice: Sony pulls Korea film, bows to criminal pressure

Following a devastating cyberattack on internal servers, Sony has decided to pull the controversial film ‘The Interview’ and has finally bowed to the demands of hackers.

Sony Cancels Release of ‘The Interview’ Amid Hacker Threats of Violence

Sony Pictures announced Wednesday it was canceling the scheduled Christmas Day opening of The Interview amid threats from hackers warning of 9/11-scale violence if the film’s release went forward.

U.S. Said to Find North Korea Ordered Cyberattack on Sony

WASHINGTON — American officials have concluded that North Korea was “centrally involved” in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the studio canceled the release of a far-fetched comedy about the assassination of the North’s leader that is believed to have led to the cyberattack.

A Breakdown and Analysis of the December, 2014 Sony Hack

Note: This article is being updated almost daily with new developments regarding the leaks from the Sony Pictures breach. Changelog of updates:

Sony Hackers Flash Disturbing New Warning on Staffers’ Computers (Exclusive)

A group purporting to be the Guardians of Peace or #GOP sent a new warning to Sony Pictures Thursday, causing an ominous message to flash across employee computer screens, an individual familiar with the situation tells TheWrap.