Sony Hack: A Timeline

I found the article in full detail of the Sony hack if you guys are interested. I have been a little out of the loop about the whole situation but this brought me up to speed. Thanks @deadline


Refresh for latest… The cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment continues to cripple the company, embarrassing its top executives and those who do business with them, as e-mails and confidential information are sifted and selectively published by anyone with access to the hackers’ dump. Here is how the story broke, day-by-day. We’ll continue to update as it unfolds.

Day 1: Monday, November 24

At Sony Sony Guardians of PeacePictures Entertainment’s headquarters in Culver City, a typical week begins. The first sign of a digital break-in comes early that morning, when the image of a stylized skull with long skeletal fingers flashes on every employee’s computer screen at the same time, accompanied by a threatening message warning that “This is just the beginning.” The hackers say “we’ve obtained all your internal data,” and warn that if Sony doesn’t “obey” their demands, they will release the company’s “top secrets.”

At 10:50 A.M., Deadline’s Mike Fleming…

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‘The Interview’ Faces Uncertain Future Internationally


American cinemagoers intent on watching Sony’s The Interview on Christmas Day could get their wish even if theater chains do decide to pull the film. There’s only one catch though: they’ll have to travel to Baghdad to do so.

The film is set to open day and date with the U.S. on December 25 in Iraq and Lebanon. Given that both countries have experienced their fair share of conflict, it comes as no surprise that a comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is hardly ruffling any feathers. “We don’t expect any problems with it over here,” said one local source. “It is a different matter in the Gulf, though, where we might have issues with the censorship board. They don’t like things which are too politically sensitive but we’ll know for sure in the next few weeks.”

While Sony’s plans for the domestic release remain up in the air following the decision…

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