Malware in $81m bank hack has ‘same unique characteristics’ as found in Sony attack

Investigators looking into the hacks on the Bangladesh Bank and wider SWIFT network of financial institutions have said that some of the evidence found so far suggests that some software found in the Sony hack investigation was also found on the bank’s systems. According to Reuters, security researchers from BAE Systems looking into the attack say that the malware found […] Read more »

Sony cranks up optical disc storage to 3.3TB

Optical discs like Blu-ray are losing favor, but Sony and Panasonic don’t seem to care. The companies have cranked up the storage capacity on optical media to a stunning 3.3TB. That’s a big advance in Sony’s optical storage, which is based on technology used in Blu-ray. The 3.3TB disc is targeted at studios, filmmakers, and […] Read more »

Sony sets up a new company to develop mobile games

Two months since Sony announced it was merging its PlayStation division firms into a single entity, its gaming arm has formed ForwardWorks, a new company that will focus on developing mobile games. Set to begin operations on April 1 — the same day as the recently named firm Sony Interactive Entertainment — the company will […] Read more »