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Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.

By December 20, 2014

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State-sponsored attackers likely used IE exploit to target Gmail accounts

Active attacks via an IE vulnerability appear linked to at least some of the state-sponsored attacks Google is warning Gmail users about.

By June 13, 2012

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How to protect your Gmail account from state-sponsored hacking

Find out how to fend off state-sponsored hackers (and any hacker for that matter) with these five best practices.

By June 8, 2012

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Google warns Gmail users about state-sponsored email hacking

If Google thinks a government is trying to sneak into your Gmail account -- well, now it'll let you know. And if you think this is another veiled snipe at China, you're not alone.

By June 5, 2012

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Experts say Stuxnet worm could be state-sponsored (podcast)

Symantec and TrendMicro researchers agree that the worm, which some say was designed to attack a nuclear power plant in Iran, was so sophisticated that it was likely "state sponsored."

By September 24, 2010

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By January 8, 2015

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With PSN, Xbox Live back online, focus shifts to hackers taking credit

The identities and motives of Lizard Squad members, who claim to be behind gamers' holiday-break headache, take center stage now that the services have been restored.

By December 29, 2014

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North Korea blames US for Net outage, calls Obama a 'monkey'

The state's ruling body points the finger at Washington for continued Internet disruptions amid its dispute with the US over the Sony hack -- and hurls insults.

By December 27, 2014

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'The Interview' streams to YouTube, Google Play, Xbox, Sony site

Sony Pictures gets the controversial film online a day before it hits some theaters. Eager viewers can rent the film for $6 or buy it for $15.

By December 24, 2014

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Sony to release 'The Interview' on Dec. 25 after all

Call it a Christmas miracle for the First Amendment, or perhaps Sony again bowing to pressure, this time from Washington instead of terrorists. Either way, the movie will be released to some theaters.

By December 23, 2014