10 December 2014

Sony, DarkSeoul, Hackers, North Korea Links (video)

What's the Deal With DarkSeoul?
Sony's hackers are demanding the studio stop showing 'The Interview.' Experts say the attacks on Sony show similarities with a hacking group called DarkSeoul with suspected links to North Korea. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Reuters

Sony's PlayStation store back online after cyber attack
Reuters
REUTERS - Sony Corp said its PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network had been disrupted by hackers in a distributed denial-of-service attack on Monday. Sony said its systems were back online and the company was investigating the cause of ...



The Week Magazine

Hackers sent Sony extortion email before security breach
The Week Magazine
The hackers behind a major attack against Sony last month reportedly emailed the company beforehand asking for money, Mashable reports. "Pay the damage, or Sony Pictures will be bombarded as a whole," the Nov. 21 email read. "You know us very well.



TechCrunch

Amazon To Let Shoppers Bargain For Lower Prices With New “Make An Offer” Option
TechCrunch
Amazon, pushing hard to pick up more business during the holiday season, wants you to make a deal. Taking a page from the likes of eBay and ...
Now you can haggle on Amazon - USA TODAY


CNET

Amazon tests delivery by bike in New York City
CNET
Amazon is testing bike messengers deliveries in New York City, which ... Google launchedGoogle Express last year in San Francisco and has since ...
Amazon wants an NYC bike messenger to bring you a package within an hour - The Verge


CNET

Facebook, Vessel put YouTube on notice: Your talent isn't safe
CNET
Over the last several months, Google has been actively striking deals with ... WhileFacebook is an obvious threat to YouTube, Google is by far more ... and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, to collect funds and target content creators. ... Don Reisinger is a technologycolumnist who has covered everything from ...



NBCNews.com

Amazon Official to FAA: Let Us Test Our Delivery Drones Outdoors
NBCNews.com
The massive flames that lit up downtown Los Angeles early Monday were terrifying, but thanks to modern firefighting technology and techniques, they ...

Google-backed password-killer crosses major milestone
The Verge
In October, Google unveiled a surprising new way to log into Chrome and ... Google's security key was one example, and another was Samsung's ... has built a program adapting Apple's now-open API to the FIDO protocols. ... Qualcomm, and Blackberry; service companies like Google, Microsoft, and ...

Facebook Video Is Driving YouTube Off Facebook
Business Insider
Outside of Facebook, YouTube still dominates in terms of video uploads and views. A Google spokeswoman told Business Insider that 300 hours of ...

Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan may have infected victims for years
Ars Technica
Researchers have uncovered an extremely stealthy trojan for Linux systems that attackers have been using to siphon sensitive data from governments and pharmaceutical companies around the world. The previously undiscovered malware represents a ...


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