Sony’s chief executive offered his first public comments about the December cyberattack that exposed his company’s inner workings, and ultimately sabotaged the worldwide premiere of The Interview.
CEO Kazuo Hirai called the attack one of the most “vicious and malicous” hacks in recent history, CNN reports. He broke his silence during a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, adding, “I am very proud of all the employees, and certainly the partners that we work with as well, who stood up against some of the extortionist efforts of the criminals.”
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