The Verge has done a fantastic job covering the Sony Pictures Hacked story (found HERE). Below is a summary however you should go to the Verge.com to see each article showing the timeline of the attack.
A successful attack on Sony Pictures’ computer systems threw the entire studio into disarray in late November. The hijackers’ identity and motivation remain unclear, though in the days following the attack, evidence has surfaced to suggest it originated in North Korea. Rather than attempting to steal money or otherwise profit from the information it obtained, this hack seems to be focused on making life difficult for Sony Pictures employees. They have been subjected to threats from the hacking group, which has posted much of the data it collected from the studio’s servers to the web. Follow this storystream for the latest developments to the story.
- North Korea calls Sony Pictures hack ‘a righteous deed’ but denies involvement
- Hackers send mass email threatening Sony employees and their families
- How did North Korea take control of Sony Pictures’ servers?
Go HERE to see the timeline of events associated with the attack.