Sony Was Hacked in February and Chose to Stay Silent

    Date12 Dec 2014
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Sony says the recent breach of its servers and weeklong cyber humiliation is an "unprecedented" strike and an "unparalleled crime." If they're shocked by these events, they've been shocked for almost a year: leaked emails obtained by Gawker show security troubles dating back to February. In an email from February 12, 2014, VP of legal compliance Courtney Schaberg provides colleagues (including chief counsel Leah Weil) with a harbinger of awful info security practices (click "expand" to enlarge):
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