Sony hip to security deficiencies long before GOP attack

Sony Pictures said the cyber attack on its internal systems was “unprecedented,” but internal company files have revealed that the Hollywood giant knew about the security vulnerabilities in its network several months prior to the attack. Re/code discovered an email that shows general counsel for Sony Pictures, Leah Weil, communicating …

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Syrian Electronic Army hits Western media again

Web surfers, who recently attempted to visit mainstream media sites, found themselves unsettled when hacktivist organization, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), installed pop-up messages on news sites with a message telling visitors that they had been hacked. The SEA’s message read, “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.” On SEA’s …

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