What Did Sony Do After The Hack?

Who hacked the PSN?

In the case of Sony’s PlayStation Network database, OurMine is claiming it hacked in and stole user information stored in a database.

It’s not clear if that information was actually taken; Sony hasn’t confirmed or denied the hack, though it’s clear that at least Sony’s social media accounts were indeed compromised..

What was revealed in the Sony hack?

Here are the eight most embarrassing things found in the Sony hack so far:1) Hollywood producers sent racist emails about President Obama. … 2) A Sony executive called Kevin Hart a “whore” … 3) Sony thinks Angry Birds is popular and exciting. … 4) Jude Law maybe loves Katy Perry.More items…•

What was the goal of the Sony Pictures hack?

During the hack, the group demanded that Sony withdraw its then-upcoming film The Interview, a comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and threatened terrorist attacks at cinemas screening the film.

When was the last time Sony got hacked?

In late November, 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked by a group calling itself the Guardians of Peace.

Why did Anonymous attack Sony?

Anonymous had announced on 4 APril that it would attack Sony because the Japanese corporation decided to pursue legal action against George Hotz, who had discovered and then shared the “root key” of the PS3, which would mean that anyone could potentially play any game on it – including pirated ones.

When was Sony Hacked?

2014Exactly five years have passed since the Sony hack, a seismic event that announced itself just before the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 24, 2014, when a menacing skeleton simultaneously popped up on thousands of Sony computer screens with the message: “We’ve obtained all your internal data including your secrets.”

Did Sony get hacked again?

It’s bad news piled on top of bad news for Sony. Hackers may have stolen the personal information of 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment users, the company said on Monday. More than 20,000 credit card and bank account numbers were also put at risk.

What’s the longest PSN has been down?

23 daysThe outage lasted 23 days. At the time of the outage, with a count of 77 million registered PlayStation Network accounts, it was one of the largest data security breaches in history.

How many times has Sony been hacked?

At the time of writing, there have been as many as 17 breaches of Sony’s systems (depending on what you count as a ‘hack’) since the end of April. The very high-profile compromises of the PlayStation Network (PSN) and Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) put as many as 100 million customer records at risk.

Who hacked Sony 2011?

Cody KretsingerCody Kretsinger, a hacker affiliated with LulzSec, has been sentenced to a yearlong prison term for his involvement in the hacks waged against Sony in 2011. Upon his release, a US District Judge in Los Angeles has also ordered Kretsinger to home detention and 1,000 hours of community service.

Was the interview a flop?

And once people saw it, they wondered how anyone could possibly take the movie as a serious threat of war. Sony lost quite a bit of money on The Interview. It only pulled in $6.1 million in the states, taking another $5.2 million overseas for a weak worldwide total of just $11.3 million.

How did the interview get released?

Sony released The Interview for rental or purchase in the United States through the streaming services Google Play, Xbox Video, and YouTube on December 24, 2014.