Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
A poster advertising Sony Pictures movie "Fury," one of the films released in the Sony data breach, is displayed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea released a statement Sunday that relished a cyberattack on Sony Pictures. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

(Bloomberg) — Sony Pictures Entertainment security advisers believe the cyberattack on the company’s computer systems was the work of an organized group, Chief Executive Officer Michael Lynton said in an e-mail to his staff.

Lynton said the investigation into the attack, which has paralyzed the company’s computers for almost two weeks, is continuing. Responding to staff concerns about security, he passed on a message he received from Kevin Mandia, chief operating officer of FireEye Inc., the cybersecurity firm assisting Culver City, California-based Sony Pictures in its investigation.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.