Sony Pictures Entertainment hired a private forensic expert to inspect the huge cyber attack. The destructive cyber attack that shut down all the serves of the Sony.
The experts reveal that hacker is an extremely well organized group. They created a really unique way to get hold of all the network lines of the company.
Kevin Mandia, director of operation of FireEye used merely three words to describe the nature of the attack. He called it “unique”, “unprecedented” and “damaging”.
Madia claims that the attack was pretty unexpected for the company as it is quite different from the usual attacks. The chief aim of the attack was to destroy and unveils the confidential information of the company.
Sony is also working with other law enforcement agencies to determine the origin of the attack. Currently, the main focus of the firm is to stop the release of confidential documents on the internet.
The statement of Mandia will also fight with the criticism of people. Sony faced a lot of criticism on this incident. People said that the tech giant failed to protect its system from cyber assault.
The statement certainly answers a few questions regarding the attack. However, the statement did not shed any light on the damages of the company. Investors are extremely curious to know how much damage the attack caused.
Investigators informed that attack damaged the entire network of Sony. It infested all the hard drives of the company’s computer. Hence, Sony needs to repair or replace them in order to continue the work.