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Inside Sony's Mysterious 'Red Pockets': Hackers Blow Open China Bribery Probe

Back in October 2013, Sony Pictures received an email from the US Security and Exchange Commission that caused serious concern amongst its legal staff, files leaked by the Guardians of Peace hackers this week and published online have revealed. Senior counsel at the SEC, Morgan Ward Doran, was …

Sony emails reveal Jennifer Lawrence paid less than male co-stars

She’s an Oscar-winner, a Hollywood A-lister and one of the most bankable actors in the world – but all that wasn’t enough to get Jennifer Lawrence financial parity with her male co-stars in American Hustle.<p>The emails from Sony Pictures hacked by a group called Guardians of Peace have revealed that …

Angelina Jolie and Amy Pascal Come Face to Face in Wake of Sony Hacking Scandal

Fancy seeing you here!<p>Angelina Jolie and Amy Pascal had what must have been an awkward moment Wednesday morning, as they ran into each other at an …

Sony hacking: Juicy gossip on Angelina and Obama, but a serious crime

I feel a little guilty reading the hacked Sony Pictures e-mails.<p>After all, whatever you think of Hollywood hotshots mouthing off, this was an act of cyberterrorism. It was a massive attack on an American corporation and 47,000 current and former employees, including the disclosure of their personal …

Xbox live down: Hackers Lizard Squad on second Xbox Live takedown

Hacking group Lizard Squad is picking on Microsoft all over again. After shutting down the online service of Xbox Live at the start of the month, the …

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Leaked Sony emails reveal Scott Rudin and Amy Pascal’s racially insensitive exchanges about Obama

<b>Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal (AP/Evan Agostini/Jordan Strauss)</b><p>The producer apologized for racially tinged “humor” about the president in emails with the Sony Pictures co-chair<p>Jenny Kutner<p>December 11, 2014 6:40pm (UTC)<p>In one of the latest exchanges of leaked emails between Sony executives, producer Scott …

Leaked email reveals secret anti-piracy meeting between Google, Sony, and Homeland Security

Hollywood studios have struggled with Google over piracy issues before, but a new leak suggests the companies may be patching up their differences with some unexpected help from Homeland Security. A leaked email sent to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton on March 19, 2012, provides a new look at how …

Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks?

Catch them if you can.<p>The mysterious hacker of hacking collective known as "Lizard Squad" has taken responsibility for a number of cyber-attacks that …

Hacker Group 'Lizard Squad' Claims To Have Taken Down 'Destiny' and 'Call of Duty'

Hacker group “Lizard Squad” has taken credit for another high-profile DDOS attack in the gaming realm, tacking credit over twitter for attacks that took down both the Destiny and Call of Duty servers over the weekend. Lizard squad recently took credit for attacks that took down the Playstation …

Lizard Squad's DDoS Xbox Live claim could be false

By <b>Lola</b> at Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:12:00 AM<p>For the past few hours Xbox Live users reported (search #xboxlivedown) that they couldn't log into …

Hacker group Lizard Squad claims to have taken EA’s servers down

The hacker group Lizard Squad claims to have brought down game publisher Electronic Arts’ servers. If it’s true, there are going to be some more angry gamers.<p>Lizard Squad tweeted its usual terse message, saying “EA #offline #LizardSquad.” We’ve asked EA for comment and haven’t heard back. But …