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Sony investigators find links to North Korea in hack probe

Hackers used tools in a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that were based on ones used in similar attacks conducted against South Korea by North Korea, a person familiar with the company's investigation said on Wednesday.

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Sony Pictures struggles to recover eight days after cyber attack

Eight days after a massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio was still struggling to restore some systems on Tuesday evening as investigators combed for evidence to identify the culprit.

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FBI warns of 'destructive' malware in wake of Sony attack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch a destructive cyberattack in the United States, following a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Thousands raised to buy car for Pennsylvania sniper's lookalike

Jim Tully's hours-long walks to and from work in the Pocono Mountains, where he has been repeatedly stopped by police in a case of mistaken identity in the manhunt for a Pennsylvania cop killer, may be coming to an end.

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FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies.

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Sears says Kmart stores hit by data breach

Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) said it was the victim of a cyberattack that likely resulted in the theft of some customer payment cards at its Kmart stores, the latest in a series of computer security breaches to hit U.S. companies and dealing a fresh blow to the struggling U.S. retailer.

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Next for Corporate America: Body wires and wire taps?

Wall Street executives may have personally escaped the wrath of the U.S. Department of Justice but executives at companies accused of foreign bribery schemes may not be so lucky.

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Sony says PlayStation network back online, user information safe after attack

Sony Corp's (6758.T) PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States.

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Sony PlayStation Network taken down by attack

Sony Corp (6758.T) said on Sunday its PlayStation Network was taken down by a denial of service-style attack and the FBI was investigating the diversion of a flight carrying a top Sony executive amid reports of a claim that explosives were on board.

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Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China

Community Health Systems Inc (CYH.N), one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.

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Uncle Sam loses $31M as it wavers on what to do with Bitcoin stash- report

The uncertainty of the US government on what to do with the Bitcoins it has confiscated from the Silk Road raid in October last year has already cost it paper losses amounting to $31 million, The New York Post reported.

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US government agencies' big data service provider Palantir to land USD58 million in funding

A US SEC filing by big data company Palantir revealed that it was set to do a USD57.5 million fundraising three months after it had raised USD195.5 million in an earlier funding round.

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Researchers retract claim of link between Bitcoin creator and Silk Road

Israeli computer scientists Dorit Ron and Adi Shamir retreated their claims in a report they published citing a financial link between the Bitcoin payment system and the operator of Internet black market Silk Road.

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Anonymous hackers breached US government websites - FBI

US investigators assigned to the hacking incidents done by Anonymous have yet to determine the scope of the cyber campaign of the hacker collective on the state's government agencies.

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Silk Road 2.0 opens on TOR network

Former Silk Road administrators confirmed that the Silk Road marketplace on silkroad6ownowfk.onion was the real deal.

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