Disgruntled Former Employees Behind the Whole Sony Mess?
The notion that North Korea pulled off the digital calamity that has taken down Sonyâ€™s network is ridiculous. Unless you can imagine a team of tubby despots conniving and plotting around a conference table a la â€śOceanâ€™s Eleven,â€ť then abandon that thought and get real. I canâ€™t see North Korea caring about a Seth Rogen movie; on the other hand, it is easier to understand the rage of the freshly unemployed whose new priorities include maneuvering through the morass that is California unemployment and getting back at their bosses (not necessarily in that order).
Revenge would be easy with Sonyâ€™s perforated infrastructure.
Itâ€™s no secret that Sonyâ€™s security sucks. The irony is that the PlayStation platform that Sony developed and fostered took their own facilities down. When your platform serves a network of pre- and post-pubescent geeks who compete with each other on who can break code and...