This is the Christmas that is eating Hollywood.
In the wake of the massive hack that has seen more than 250GB of private files shared online, Sony Pictures is successfully cracking down on discussion of its stolen data on sites such as Reddit.
Sony Pictures is employing hacking techniques in an attempt to prevent computer users from downloading its stolen data from file-sharing websites, according to reports.
Sony Pictures employees are being threatened via email after hackers broke into the movie studio’s computer network, the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) confirmed.
Facebook is launching another free anti-virus software that monitors for malicious activity and offers to scan infected computers directly from the social network.
Hackers are claiming to have broken into the Sony PlayStation Network (PSN), Microsoft Windows Live and 2K Games to leak over 5,500 usernames and passwords.
Users of Apple’s Mac OS X are being warned to watch out for not one, but two new weaknesses in the platform which can be used in attacks – one of which is already in the wild.
Zero-character messaging app Yo has apologised for getting hacked – and has hired one of the hackers to improve its service.
Facebook was unavailable worldwide for more than 30 minutes on Thursday morning, the longest outage on the site for four years.
A Romanian court has sentenced the hacker known as “Guccifer”, famed for posting nude self-portraits of George W Bush on the internet, to four years in jail on Friday.