Professor Outlines that the Sony Hack could be one of the Largest Data Breaches Ever

04/12/2014

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Introduction

With all the headlines around possible North Korean involvement in the Sony hack, there is a deeper story around a massive potential data breach from within the Sony Corporate network. An analysis of the breach data by Prof Bill Buchanan has identified that there could be up to 40 million documents taken from the network, including private keys, passwords and other sensitive information.

At present there is no little evidence of North Korean involvement, and most of the signs is that there could have been some form of insider involvement.

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