July 6 – The Business Insider
Adjunct professor Matthew Prince authors article:
Sony, reportedly, was targeted specifically in retaliation for its prosecution of a 21-year-old computer programmer who had found a way to modify the company’s PS3 game consoles to play unauthorized games. Stringer, however, painted a picture of a much broader problem. “If hackers can hack Citibank, the FBI and the CIA,” he said, “then it’s a negative situation that governments may have to resolve.”
The question for most business owners is how are these attacks carried out, what are the real risks, and what can a company do to protect themselves?