While Sony recovers from the massive hack, we continue to monitor investigations and developments. Here's a rundown of what happened, what was stolen, who’s being implicated, and tips on how you can defend against likely attacks. [updated]
A look into the other WIPALL malware variants that may be linked to the Sony Pictures incident, including a variant that disables the running antivirus application and another that displays a warning message.
How did hackers manage to drop a “warning“ wallpaper into Sony Pictures' office computers? With a malware family that we've seen before.
Dealing with attacks, intrusions, and data thefts is now a part of doing business for many organizations. The recent attack on Sony Pictures highlights the importance of proper incident response.
Reports have implicated a sophisticated piece of malware known as Regin that has been in use for years. Designed to carry out long-term stealthy surveillance on would-be victims, telecom companies are believed to have been its primary targets.
Microsoft has released an out-of-band security bulletin (MS14-068) that addresses a vulnerability in various versions of Windows, stating that the vulnerability is already being used in “limited, targeted attacks”.