FROM Amanda Hess
Sony Hack, One Year Later One year ago today, everything changed at Sony . The entertainment company was hacked, probably by North Korea, in retaliation for the Seth Rogen movie The Interview. The computers in the office didn’t work. Troves of data disappeared, like salary information and internal phone numbers. And an avalanche of leaked emails between top executives and Hollywood names like Angelina Jolie and Aaron Sorkin went online. The media, of course, had a field day. But for the rank-and-file employees at Sony, the days after hack were harrowing. What’s the situation one year later?
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