In light of the recent threat by a hacking group, Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) is letting operators of movie theaters decide whether the hyped movie “The Interview” will be shown at their theaters or not. On Tuesday, the ongoing hack attack took a more serious direction when a hacker threatened a 9/11-like attack at all movie theaters that will screen the comedy movie.
BEIRUT — Lebanese authorities detained a wife and suspected son of the leader of the Islamic State group several days ago, and she is being questioned, two senior Lebanese officials said Tuesday.
A military official said the woman and child were detained about 10 days ago while carrying fake identification cards.
Both officials refused to give further details about the woman who is believed to be one of the wives of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the group’s reclusive leader. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
At the start of December, a notorious hacker gang named "Lizard Squad" issued a threat: it would take down over Christmas the PlayStation and Xbox Live networks, the online services that some video games need in order run from a home console.