Latest Sony articles

Next Sony PlayStation 'could be based in the cloud', claims Sony vice president

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Or maybe not, if network latency isn't radically reduced in the next five years
23 Dec 2014

Cyber security contractors' day rates rise to £500 as demand for security specialists booms

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Companies are turning to contractors as the supply of skilled cyber-security staff dries up
19 Dec 2014

US discovers Sony attack is 'state-sponsored' and considers 'proportional response'

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North Korea not directly namechecked as aggressor, however
19 Dec 2014

Hacked Sony staff ‘should not worry about studio’s future’ assures CEO Lynton

Company prepares for 'Christmas gift' of more data leaks
16 Dec 2014

Sony hackers: it's not the North Korean government, nor an insider, suggests security expert Bruce Schneier

Private emails from ordinary staff released by Sony hackers show why privacy is so important – Schneier
15 Dec 2014

Sony facing huge challenge to keep secure as hackers seek notoriety

Hackers targeting all divisions of Sony for 'badge of honour in the IT community', according to Kevin Murray, VP, Digital Production at Columbia Records
09 Dec 2014

Hacker group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Sony PlayStation Network outage

Sony has once again seen its online services taken down by outsiders
08 Dec 2014

FBI warns on hackers and 'destructive malware' following Sony cyber attack

'Flash' warning urges businesses to be vigilant against cyber attacks
02 Dec 2014

Sony Pictures targeted by hackers - shuts down internal network in response

Hackers reportedly tried to blackmail Sony, warning that it had stolen 'top secret data'
25 Nov 2014

DDoS attacks cost businesses average of £25,000 per hour finds study

Half of surveyed companies recording £300,000 losses in average six-hour attack
13 Nov 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014

'Sony doesn't understand security': Why PlayStation Network is such an attractive target for hackers

Sony’s poor reputation for security and the prestige of taking down a gaming giant attracts hackers
27 Aug 2014

Sony's PlayStation Network hit by DDoS attack

No evidence of personal information being accessed or any intrusion into the network, claims Sony
26 Aug 2014

Sony slashes earnings forecast to just 10 per cent of initial outlook

Third time in 2014 - and it’s only May
01 May 2014

Sony Pictures CIO calls for greater IT collaboration between competing studios

Eric Iverson wants studios in the US to collaborate with European studios on certain aspects of IT
25 Mar 2014

Sony in talks to flog flagging PC business

Investment fund Japan Industrial Partners kicking the tyres on proposed £300m sale
05 Feb 2014

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the "battle for the living room"

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - not really the productivity solutions some may have hoped for
08 Jan 2014

Sony wins the opening round of next-gen games console battle

Both Sony and Microsoft claim one million-plus sales – but Sony does so over fewer countries
25 Nov 2013

Sony cuts 2013 profit forecast by 40 per cent

Tech giant expects to make only £190m for the year
31 Oct 2013

Sony drops appeal against £250,000 ICO fine for PlayStation hack

PS3 and PS4 manufacturer says it still disagrees with the fine, but won't continue to fight against it
15 Jul 2013

Build a spin-off entertainment arm, Third Point hedge fund urges Sony

Investor ups stake but lays down law to struggling electronics firm
18 Jun 2013

Sony Xperia Z vs Apple iPhone 5 head to head review

Computing pits Sony's rugged flagship against Apple's premier handset, the iPhone 5
14 Jun 2013

Sony recruits former Apple execs as shift to mobile gathers pace

Eikoh Harada and Tim Schaff move to firm, which is trying to claw back customers from Samsung and Apple
30 May 2013

Sony cuts smartphone and camera sales targets for 2014

£2bn shaved off phone and tablet estimate
22 May 2013