Sales
0161 215 3700
0800 458 4545
Support
0800 230 0032
0161 215 3711

Sony Condemns Cyber Attack

Sony Condemns Cyber Attack

Sony has condemned the vicious cyber attack that affected the release of their latest film.

Sony boss Kazu Hirair used his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to attack the hackers that attacked Sony's internal network, and added that he was proud of those who stood up against the hackers.

He said: "Both Sony former employees and current employees were the victim of one of the most vicious and malicious cyber attacks in recent history."

Sony suffered a series of attacks by the group known as The Guardians of Peace, who managed to gain access to the firm's network, stealing huge amounts of internal information.

The attack led to movies being pirated, personal information being shared and millions of private emails being published.

The attacks were said to be carried out to prevent the release of The Interview - a comedy about journalists recruited to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The subject matter of the film led Sony to believe that North Korea was involved in the attack but many security experts expressed their doubt about this theory.


print this article

Return to internet news headlines
View Internet News Archive

Share with: