Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
FBI Director Says 'Sloppy' North Korean Hackers Gave Themselves Away
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
macker490
50%
50%
macker490,
User Rank: Ninja
1/8/2015 | 10:15:19 AM
maybe. maybe not:
A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of the truth. --Albert Einstein
Technocrati
50%
50%
Technocrati,
User Rank: Ninja
1/8/2015 | 9:54:51 AM
Re: Sony , B-Movies and $ 2 bins
"..That's the thing about free speech. You don't have to like what someone says. But they do have the right to say it..."

 

@Marilyn Cohodas     Yes this is true.   But is there such a thing as responsible free speech ?   I think so, and I would expect leaders of industry to consider and practice this as well.  
Marilyn Cohodas
50%
50%
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
1/8/2015 | 9:43:02 AM
Re: Sony , B-Movies and $ 2 bins
"Aggressive propaganda" is an interesting way to describe how North Korea might perceive the movie. Though I wouldn't credit Seth Rogan & company with a political agenda.. just making a silly movie that apparently did pretty well in the (home) box office, in spite of the threats. That's the thing about free speech. You don't have to like what someone says. But they do have the right to say it...
Wolf6305
100%
0%
Wolf6305,
User Rank: Apprentice
1/8/2015 | 9:17:46 AM
Re: Sony , B-Movies and $ 2 bins
I don't think any national government would be happy with a production about murdering their current sitting leader.  It is not funny.  Not a good joke at all.  It would not be surprising if the agrieved country would take the production to be aggressive propaganda. 
SgS125
50%
50%
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
1/8/2015 | 9:17:26 AM
Even the benefit of doubt
Sure why not just throw out that the uber hackers were careless.

Or that sony was careless.

Just don't talk about REGIN anymore and they will be happy
Technocrati
50%
50%
Technocrati,
User Rank: Ninja
1/7/2015 | 7:35:56 PM
So Now What ?

Ok now that we have confirmed it was N. Korea - Now what ?   I have heard sanctions ...etc.   What real  difference is that going to make ?   Were we not doing business with them already ?  

 

I am hearing everything but what Sony is doing to clean house.   Oh I guess it is kind of hard to update the public while email is still down.

Technocrati
50%
50%
Technocrati,
User Rank: Ninja
1/7/2015 | 7:24:13 PM
Sony , B-Movies and $ 2 bins

"...The Interview, the new Sony comedy about assassinating Kim Jong-Un, Clapper said he watched it over the weekend "and it's obvious to me that North Koreans don't have a sense of humor."

 

I am not sure how to take this statement.   Is this tongue and cheek ?  Flippant ?   Or just bad form ?    Either way  the comment does nothing to address the real issues here.   Whether you agree with Kim or not - that is not the point.   The movie was unnecessary and bad form - which is what Sony apparently does best.   You mean to tell me Sony executives could not find a better way to spend 50 M  ?   Who am I kidding ?   Of course not, they are Sony execs after all. 

 

That ridiculous given aside, I really don't think we should be wasting anymore taxpayer dollars on worrying about the N.Koreans in terms of Sony.   If they(Sony) want to produce completely disrespectful product ( in the name of freedom of Speech ) which is no better than a B-Movie comedy destine for the $2 bin.  

Don't expect tax dollars to clean up the mess  they make.   

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Commentary
How SolarWinds Busted Up Our Assumptions About Code Signing
Dr. Jethro Beekman, Technical Director,  3/3/2021
News
'ObliqueRAT' Now Hides Behind Images on Compromised Websites
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  3/2/2021
News
Attackers Turn Struggling Software Projects Into Trojan Horses
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/26/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win an Amazon Gift Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: This comment is waiting for review by our moderators.
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
Recent breaches of third-party apps are driving many organizations to think harder about the security of their off-the-shelf software as they continue to move left in secure software development practices.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-21331
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-03
The Java client for the Datadog API before version 1.0.0-beta.9 has a local information disclosure of sensitive information downloaded via the API using the API Client. The Datadog API is executed on a unix-like system with multiple users. The API is used to download a file containing sensitive info...
CVE-2021-27940
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-03
resources/public/js/orchestrator.js in openark orchestrator before 3.2.4 allows XSS via the orchestrator-msg parameter.
CVE-2021-21312
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-03
GLPI is open source software which stands for Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique and it is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package. In GLPI before verison 9.5.4, there is a vulnerability within the document upload function (Home &gt; Management &gt; Documents &gt; Add, or /front/documen...
CVE-2021-21313
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-03
GLPI is open source software which stands for Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique and it is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package. In GLPI before verison 9.5.4, there is a vulnerability in the /ajax/common.tabs.php endpoint, indeed, at least two parameters _target and id are not proper...
CVE-2021-21314
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-03
GLPI is open source software which stands for Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique and it is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package. In GLPI before verison 9.5.4, there is an XSS vulnerability involving a logged in user while updating a ticket.