News tagged with hacker attack

Sony to restore Qriocity Thursday, except in Japan

Sony said it would restore all Qriocity online music and video distribution services Thursday everywhere except Japan, after shutting it and its PlayStation Network down in April due to hacker attacks.

Jun 09, 2011
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China calls US culprit in global 'Internet war'

(AP) -- The Chinese military accused the U.S. on Friday of launching a global "Internet war" to bring down Arab and other governments, turning the tables on allegations of major online attacks on Western targets originating ...

Jun 03, 2011
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Sony, Epsilon execs to testify

(AP) -- Executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon will go before lawmakers on Thursday to try to explain recent data breaches at their companies that have exposed email addresses, credit card numbers and other ...

Jun 02, 2011
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Lockheed Martin hit by cyber attack

Hackers launched a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack on Lockheed Martin, a major defense contractor holding highly sensitive information, but its secrets remained safe, the company said Saturday.

May 29, 2011
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Sony to report $3.2 billion annual loss

(AP) -- Sony Corp. is expecting an annual loss of $3.2 billion, reversing its earlier projection of a return to profit, as the electronics giant struggles with production disruptions from Japan's tsunami ...

May 23, 2011
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Sony CEO apologizes for massive data breach

(AP) -- Sony Corp. Chief Executive Howard Stringer apologized for "inconvenience and concern" caused by the security breach that compromised personal data from more than 100 million online gaming accounts.

May 06, 2011
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Wikileaks defenders hack computer security firm

A hacker group behind online attacks on companies that withdrew services to WikiLeaks busted through the defenses of a computer security firm working with federal agents to expose their identities.

Feb 07, 2011
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Hackers train sights on Yemen after Egypt

The loose-knit group of online global hackers known as "Anonymous" has trained its sights on Yemen following cyber attacks on government websites in Tunisia and Egypt.

Feb 03, 2011
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