GO
Loading...

Sony Corp

More

  • Risk modelers look to clarify cyber risk costs Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 19- Even as the Sony Corp cyber attack laid bare the kinds of vulnerabilities that typically drive companies to buy insurance policies, the lack of a risk model for insurers means such protection is not always easy to get. While high-profile attacks at retailers such as Target Corp and Home Depot Inc this year have spooked consumers, the devastating...

  • LOS ANGELES— The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is by sending fake emails with malicious links to employee...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 19- Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive and chairman Michael Lynton said on Friday that the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview" after a cyberattack blamed on North Korea. Earlier on Friday, Obama said Sony should have released the film and not bowed to pressure from hackers.

  • Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice' Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release. Obama said during a press conference Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in dropping "The Interview." Sony insists it has only...

  • LOS ANGELES— The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea. While North Korea forces have frequently been depicted as the adversary in games, such as " Tom...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a dictator trying to impose censorship in the United States. Obama said the cyberattack "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that the company should...

  • AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    GENEVA— Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values against anonymous terrorists. The best-selling author says he was prepared to make himself an example— even if it meant inviting criticism and threats— if Sony Pictures had taken him up on his $100,000 offer for the rights to its cancelled film.

  • Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama' s remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not releasing its embattled film "The Interview":. We stand by our director members Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and hope that a way can be found to distribute the film by some means, to demonstrate that our industry is not...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in pulling the satirical film "The Interview" after suffering a devastating cyberattack blamed on North Korea. Obama made the remarks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said North Korea was behind the cyberattack over the film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- President Barack Obama vowed that the United States will respond to the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures blamed on the North Korean government. Obama said the cyberattack "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that he believed the company made a mistake in canceling the release of "The Interview," a comedy portraying the assassination of...

  • The destructive nature of the attack, and threats from the hackers that led the Hollywood studio to pull a comedy movie depicting the assassination of North Korea's leader, set it apart from previous cyber intrusions, the FBI said. "As a result of our investigation, and in close collaboration with other U.S. government departments and agencies, the FBI now has...

  • Did Russia, North Korea change the market game? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 2:03 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 1, 2014.

    Some big news this week, including Russia and North Korea. Did any change the game for the market? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.

  • Despite miss, BlackBerry is gaining momentum: CEO Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen shows future models of the new Blackberry Classic smartphone during a launch event for in New York, December 17, 2014.

    BlackBerry reported disappointing hardware sales, but CEO John Chen said the prospects for the BES12 software business are good.

  • Midday movers: Sony, IBM, Red Hat & More Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Some of Friday midday movers:

  • 2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed. Even though law enforcement didn't deem the threats of violence credible at the time, theater owners and Sony undoubtedly considered...

  • NEW YORK— Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The Interview" and warning not to distribute the film "in any form." The FBI said in a statement it has enough evidence to conclude that North Korea was behind the punishing breach, which resulted in the disclosure of tens of...

  • Hacker's make new demands on Sony  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports hackers have sent a new message to Sony warning them never to release the movie "The Interview."

  • Sen. Dodd speaks out on Sony attack  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Sen. Dodd is calling the Sony hack a "despicable act" and a situation that is larger than a movie's release, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hack attack on Sony that the FBI blamed on the communist government. The president spoke not long after the FBI accused the...

  • AP NewsAlert Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Obama: Sony "made a mistake" in canceling Christmas release of film in face of NKorea threats.