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Obama: U.S. Will Respond 'Proportionately' To Sony Cyber Attack
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Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2014 | 10:45:28 AM
Re: Go offensive
True. They must have been downloading data for a while. This is not something that can be downloaded quickly unless they compromised physical backup types or disks they must have been working on it quite some time, giving the fact that wide area bandwidth is not generally high.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2014 | 10:42:04 AM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
Malware similarities are mainly irrelevant if it is already released to public. There has to be better evidence than that to convince other about it.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2014 | 10:39:27 AM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
There may not be any opportunities after all. The risk is that if we constantly get what the treat is wrong, it is not going to be easy go us to avoid them in the future, simply because we could not be building an international coalition to overcome difficulties.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2014 | 10:35:19 AM
Get even?
There is growing group of experts believe that there is no enough evidence that two my attack is dine by North Korea. So our focus should be offensive for sure but not attacking to other countries infrastructure. We need to our offensive approaches to close the vulnerability holes including super admins being fired and going against the company assets.
SgS125
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
12/23/2014 | 8:55:54 AM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
OH my, I'm not saying any three letter agency has hacked anyone, just pointing out that an opportunity like this one never gets wasted.  By either side.
ODA155
ODA155,
User Rank: Ninja
12/22/2014 | 2:51:14 PM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
@SgS125... stevew928... Personally, I believe what I see and not the person who yells the loudest or tries to insult the worst, what I do believe is that Sony has (currently) and has had poor security practices for a while. Again, as I've mentioned this is not their first or second rodeo. Nobody can 100% protect their networks from intrusion, but in my opinion three hacks in 5 years lays the problem squarley at Sony's doorstep, regardless who hacked them.

Here's a question(s) for you... what would any "three letter agency" have to gain by hacking Sony and blaming in on N.K.? This can out today... "The North Koreans said they didn't hack Sony, but be prepared for more."... if they didn't do it, why would they make that threat... are they working with our "three letter agencies"...? Why Sony and not a sewage treatment plant or some power generation plant in Montana or Washington?

Oh yeah, I did see the reports of"Regin".
SgS125
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
12/22/2014 | 2:03:20 PM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/11/24/secret-regin-malware-belgacom-nsa-gchq/

 

So on November 24th we hear about US Malware, then on Dec 1st we hear warnings about "new" malware threat that turns into Sony hack.

Plenty of other news artciles out there on interesting structure of the malware found to be close to stuxnet with signitures supposodly tying the brits.  But hey who should we believe these days? right?  Becuase our three letter agencies have always been truthiness in their answers.  
stevew928
stevew928,
User Rank: Strategist
12/22/2014 | 1:45:12 PM
Re: Go offensive
Inside job.
stevew928
stevew928,
User Rank: Strategist
12/22/2014 | 1:43:53 PM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
I think so. You've been listening to too much media, I suppose and possibly trusting the President. Check the link I posted above to get you started.
stevew928
stevew928,
User Rank: Strategist
12/22/2014 | 1:41:16 PM
Re: Sony is just another company that is wide open
Not necessarily. They've cooked up some talking points, for sure. Beyond that, who (that can actually make a difference) is going to question it?

You might want to follow this:

marcrogers (dot) org/2014/12/18/why-the-sony-hack-is-unlikely-to-be-the-work-of-north-korea/
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