Sony Hack Causes Ripples in Several Industries

Sony’s hack has made big news in not just the IT security industry, but also politics and show biz. The Register is even saying the hack was “Hollywood’s Snowden moment”.  This high profile hack has caught the attention of the president who’s pushing the FBI to investigate the incident.  Yesterday, December 18th, an unnamed government agency announced that the root of the breach came by acquiring the password of a “high level system administrator”.  Read more about it in an article from CIO-Today and Gizmodo.

The latest announcement today is that North Korea wants to propose a “joint investigation” in BBC’s article and according to Gizmodo, the US National Security Spokesman Mark Stroh doesn’t want anything to do with it.