“Sony takes security in the arm for research into extensive hack ‘




Sony has reportedly known American security firm FireEye in the arm taken to investigate the massive hack last week. Therefore, the PCs of employees worldwide were unusable for some time.

Specialists of subsidiary Mandiant that FireEye early this year took over , investigating the hack. That writes Reuters Monday based on three sources that were familiar with the case. Mandiant is a security company that helps other companies to remove malware and cyber attackers to work out.

The extensive hacking came to light last week. When it appeared that systems from Sony Pictures, a branch of Sony that makes films and TV series, would be cracked. Desktops staff would thus become unusable worldwide. The attackers were possible help from the inside.

According to Reuters would except Mandiant of FireEye also the FBI have thrown themselves on the matter. The source who claims that, furthermore says that the technicians mail systems from Sony shortly again have online. Incidentally, all the organizations involved do not respond to the messages. Sony will not even acknowledge that there is a hack.

Remarkably appeared recently five new films from Sony, which are still running in cinemas, on the Internet. These include the Fury, Annie and Mr. Turner. The films were surfaced online after Sony affected by the hack, but it is not certain that the two make business something together.


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