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  1. NK daily releases detailed report on global WannaCry attack

    A hacking group linked to North Korea has used code that's identical to some of the malware used in the Wanna Cry attack security researchers say. Here North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seen visiting a factory in an image released from North Korea Previously discovered code fingerprints already tied Lazarus Group to the highly destructive hack that caused hard drives in South Korea to self-destruct in 2013, wiped almost a terabyte's worth of data from Sony Pictures in 2014, and siphoned almost $1 billion from the Bangladesh Central Bank past year by compromising the SWIFT network used to transfer funds.

  2. Hollywood's summer movie season is off to a rough start 0:0

    Tinseltown's hopes for a $5 billion summer are already fizzling, with a couple of flicks crashing out of the gate. Warner Bros.'

  3. Cyberattacks once again roil Hollywood, but can anything be done about it?

    Geoffrey Rush, left, and Johnny Depp in a scene from Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." Hackers claimed to have stolen the movie and threatened to release it in segments until their demands for ransom were met.

  4. Symantec says 'highly likely' North Korea group behind ransomware attacks

    Cyber security firm Symantec Corp said on Monday it was "highly likely" a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack this month that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted hospitals, banks and schools across the globe. Symantec researchers said they had found multiple instances of code that had been used both in the North Korea-linked group's previous activity and in early versions of WannaCry.

  5. Why Sony's Venom (2018) movie is a huge mistake

    The folks at Sony that own the rights to Venom, from the Spider-Man universe, are about to make a huge mistake. Instead of waiting for the next Spider-Man film to be released - by Disney-owned Marvel - they're releasing Venom in their own separate Sony universe.

  6. Sony UBP-X800 Blu-ray - Review

    The UBP-X800 is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with a difference: it's also a universal audio disc player and a hi-res audio player. Sony may be a tad late to the 4K Blu-ray party, but this triple threat is worth the wait, especially considering its performance and high-end build quality.

  7. Their code was used to hack Sony and create 'WannaCry.' Meet the...

    On Feb. 4, 2016, as employees left work to enjoy their weekends, the central bank of Bangladesh began firing off dozens of transfer orders to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, asking to remove money from its accounts - almost $1 billion. It was a heist.

  8. Reports: Signs show possible link between ransomware hacking and North Korea

    Clues point to a link between a hacking group connected to North Korea and the ransomware computer attacks that have crippled computer systems worldwide, according to various media reports. Reports: Signs show possible link between ransomware hacking and North Korea Clues point to a link between a hacking group connected to North Korea and the ransomware computer attacks that have crippled computer systems worldwide, according to various media reports.

  9. Sony for Sale? What's Next for the Studio Under New Chief Tony Vinciquerra

    From left: Sony Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman, newly named Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra and Sony Corp. president and CEO Kazuo Hirai. The exec's appointment as CEO adds to industry speculation that the studio's Japanese owner is eyeing a sale of its film and TV operations.

  10. Sony Pictures to Remake Two Russian Comedies For China

    '8 First Dates' and '8 New Dates' will be first-ever Russian movies adapted by a Hollywood major in China. Sony Pictures Entertainment has struck a deal with Russian production companies GORAD and Green Films to remake two comedies as Chinese-language films for the Chinese market.

  11. Analysts Anticipate Sony Corp (SNE) to Announce $0.47 EPS

    Wall Street brokerages expect Sony Corp to report earnings per share of $0.47 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Sony Corp's earnings.

  12. Sony Corp (SNE) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.13

    Headlines about Sony Corp have been trending somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time.

  13. Tony Vinciquerra Named Chairman/CEO Of Sony Pictures Entertainment...

    BREAKING: Tony Vinciquerra is officially replacing outgoing Chairman/CEO Michael Lynton at Sony Pictures Entertainment . it was just announced to studio employees.

  14. Former Fox TV Head to Run Sony Pictures

    Tony Vinciquerra, 62 years old, a former senior executive at Fox, is to become chief executive of Sony Pictures Entertainment effective June 1, the company said. He succeeds Michael Lynton, who led the studio for 13 years and said in January he would resign to focus on his role as chairman of the tech company Snap Known primarily as a deal-maker and strong operator, Mr. Vinciquerra takes over a unit whose motion picture division has been struggling in recent years and lacks the kind of "franchise" films that have powered results for its rival studios including Walt Disney and Warner Bros.

  15. Meet Tony Vinciquerra, the 'not flashy' executive tasked with fixing struggling Sony Pictures

    He's not a studio boss from central casting. Tony Vinciquerra is a low-key executive with unflappable style and lack of pretension in an industry known for big egos.

  16. Where to watch free movies online - the legal way

    Everyone has those days where they fire up Netflix or Hulu, only to find they've already watched every good movie the service has to offer. Few of us have actually seen all the movies on Netflix but it's reasonable to look for other options when you just can't find anything interesting.

  17. Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Sony Corp (SNE) to Post $0.47 EPS

    Equities research analysts forecast that Sony Corp will report $0.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Sony Corp's earnings.

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