Sony tries to claw back stolen data leaked after advanced cyber-attack
Eric Sheffield - 7 hours ago
Sony tries to claw back stolen data leaked after advanced cyber-attack
An apparently helpless Sony has watched as some of its deepest and most damning secrets, stolen in a sophisticated hack, have been released by eager media outlets. This past Sunday, a letter that in essence accuses the media outlets of making themselves accomplices in the large-scale data theft, was released by an attorney speaking on Sony's behalf. But with this story only heating up as more is released, what can Sony really do to stem the seemingly endless flow of salacious company secrets or back up its demands that all the leaked data be deleted?
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Beth Balen - Dec 09, 2014
President Obama is offending both sides are he tries to calm racial unrest in the country.
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Manolito Martinez - Dec 09, 2014
U.N. human rights expert calls for prosecution of U.S. officials
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Justin Zipprich - Dec 09, 2014
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Janet Harbor - Dec 09, 2014
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Stephen Jordan - Dec 08, 2014
Sony's entire security infrastructure at risk due to vicious digital hackers.
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Manolito Martinez - Dec 08, 2014
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Meredith Rodefer - Dec 08, 2014
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Meredith Rodefer - Dec 08, 2014
Puget Sound orca was found pregnant at death and teeth were stolen prior to examination.
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Justin Zipprich - Dec 08, 2014
This weekend was one of the lowest earners of 2014.
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Beth Balen - Dec 06, 2014
A U.S. photojournalist has been killed in Yemen by al-Qaida during a failed rescue attempt.
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Uber continues to collect massive amounts of profit despite criticisms.
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The top category nominations have been released for the 2015 Grammy Awards and Beyoncé receives her 47th nomination.
NASA spacecraft Orion lands in Pacific Ocean after completing test flight NASA spacecraft Orion lands in Pacific Ocean after completing test flight
Meredith Rodefer - Dec 05, 2014
NASA's Orion completes its first test mission to complete two orbits and reach 3,600 miles on Friday.
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Aleyia Dixon - Dec 05, 2014
Largest job surge in over a decade answers prayers for some, and raises questions for others.
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Beth Balen - Dec 05, 2014
Sergeant on scene at Eric Garner arrest was a black woman named Kizzy Adoni.
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Beth Balen - Dec 05, 2014
Sergeant on scene at Eric Garner arrest was a black woman named Kizzy Adoni.
Apple deleted songs from users' iPods for security purposes Apple deleted songs from users' iPods for security purposes
Meredith Rodefer - Dec 05, 2014
Apple representatives explain that songs were deleted from iPods without users knowing for security reasons.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters made a country music video to back Clinton in her potential campaign.
Brains missing from University of Texas collection likely destroyed Brains missing from University of Texas collection likely destroyed
Beth Balen - Dec 04, 2014
Brains missing from University of Texas collection appear to have been destroyed.
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Christoph Waltz has been rumored to play the villian in the new James Bond film 'Spectre.'
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Beth Balen - Dec 04, 2014
Protests erupt in New York after a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Netflix: New movie and television shows streaming in Dec. 2014 Netflix: New movie and television shows streaming in Dec. 2014
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A new crop of Netflix movies and television series arrives in December.
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Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board of trustees
Meredith Rodefer - Dec 03, 2014
Bill Cosby has resigned from the Temple University Board of Trustees after rape allegations.
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Andrew Ellis - Dec 03, 2014
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Police identify three dead in Tennessee school bus collision Police identify three dead in Tennessee school bus collision
Meredith Rodefer - Dec 03, 2014
Two children and one aide killed in school bus collision and identified by police.
Michael Brown's stepfather apologizes for inflammatory remarks after Ferguson verdict
Beth Balen - Dec 03, 2014
Michael Brown's stepfather apologizes for inflammatory remarks made the night the Grand Jury's refusal to indict police officer Darren Wilson was announced.
Teri Hatcher reveals sexual abuse to the United Nations Teri Hatcher reveals sexual abuse to the United Nations
Aleyia Dixon - Dec 02, 2014
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Meredith Rodefer - Dec 02, 2014
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Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac secretly married in October Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac secretly married in October
Meredith Rodefer - Dec 02, 2014
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Black Friday weekend sales slide 11 percent from last year Black Friday weekend sales slide 11 percent from last year
Beth Balen - Dec 01, 2014
Black Friday sales slide 11 percent.
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Angelo Sayo - Nov 17, 2014
Researchers studied 17 years of behavioral and genetic data from chimpanzees in Tanzania, finding that an increase in aggressive behavior in males towards females positively correlates to an increase in copulation frequency.
Ice Age infant remains found in central Alaska
Angelo Sayo - Nov 17, 2014
Archaeologists uncover the teeth and bones of two infants dating back 11,000 years, directly underneath the site of a third infant burial discovered in 2010.
Glass fiber creates strong interaction between two photons Glass fiber creates strong interaction between two photons
Angelo Sayo - Nov 17, 2014
A new study shows that a strong interaction was established between two photons with the help of a glass fiber, marking a significant achievement in quantum optics.
WHO accelerates Ebola treatment effort with clinical trial guidelines WHO accelerates Ebola treatment effort with clinical trial guidelines
Sam Rose - Nov 15, 2014
The WHO has released its guidelines for Ebola treatment clinical trials and scientists are eager to begin working towards a cure.
Researchers crack open meteorite to investigate the birth of our solar system Researchers crack open meteorite to investigate the birth of our solar system
Angelo Sayo - Nov 14, 2014
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Angelo Sayo - Nov 14, 2014
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Colossal pollution spike in Central Valley triggers deadly weather Colossal pollution spike in Central Valley triggers deadly weather
Angelo Sayo - Nov 13, 2014
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Sudden unexplained sinkholes in Florida threaten to swallow homes Sudden unexplained sinkholes in Florida threaten to swallow homes
Angelo Sayo - Nov 13, 2014
Two sinkhole formations in two days - with the possibility of a third coming soon - have caused residents of the Pasco Mobile Home Park in Holiday, Florida to evacuate to a nearby hotel indefinitely.