Culver City Crime
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Thursday Dec 18 | via CTV
In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials. Its chief executive was regularly reminded in unsecure emails of his own secret passwords for his and his family's mail, banking, travel and shopping accounts, according to a review of more than 32,000 stolen corporate emails circulating on the Internet. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Daily Mail
A Christmas 'do' fit for a Queen! Prince George, William, Kate and Harry descend on Buckingham Palace for Royal festive lunch 'Even WE'VE been the victims of racism': Obamas reveal how President was mistaken for a valet and Michelle was confused for a Target worker - when she was already First Lady Banker resigns from $7million-a-year job to 'focus on his family' after allegations of cocaine binges and forced group sex during bitter divorce 'You can take Mark out of the trailer park, but you can't take the trailer park out of Mark': Wahlberg's former bodyguard says star should NOT be pardoned for viciously beating Vietnamese man 26 years ago 'I did something terribly wrong': Shamed 7th Heaven actor Stephen Collins pens confession detailing the multple times he exposed himself to underage women PIERS MORGAN: America can't be bullied by North Korea's Kim or an IT nerd: It's time for us ALL ... (more) Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Washington Post
A second class action lawsuit has been filed against Sony Pictures Entertainment by two former employees whose private data was stolen from the company's servers and posted online. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses Sony of waiting too long to notify employees that data such as Social Security numbers, salaries and medical records had been stolen. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Politico
Sony executives sought to reassure staff on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyberattack that exposed film scripts, videos and correspondence as well as employees' personal information, including salaries, social security numbers, addresses and health information. "Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal addressed staff at two separate meetings in a packed sound stage on the company's lot in Culver City, California," according to a Reuters report. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Fresno Bee
The upcoming comedy from Sony Pictures Entertainment, "The Interview," was expected to draw the ire of the North Korean government, with a plot that depicts a fictional assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un. It's still unclear whether the film played a role in the crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures that became public last week, but actor Seth Rogen and co-director Evan Goldberg said they were warned by private consultants to be prepared for retaliation. Comment?
Sunday Nov 30 | via Thanh Nein News
Actor Brad Pitt, background center, waves to fans during a promotional event for his latest film "Fury" in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 13, 2014. Brad Pitt's war movie "Fury" has been a hit on file-sharing sites since it was stolen in a Nov. 25 cyberattack on Sony Corp.'s film and TV studio. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via The Daily Breeze
A man led authorities on a chase at speeds of more than 100 mph today from Santa Clarita to Culver City, where he bailed out of the SUV he was driving and fled to the roof of a three-story apartment building. The chase began about 12:45 p.m. on the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway at Soledad Canyon Road, where officers saw the vehicle being driven recklessly, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via My FOX LA
A man led authorities on a chase at speeds of more than 100 mph Monday afternoon from Santa Clarita to Culver City, where he bailed out of the SUV he was driving and fled to the roof of a three-story apartment building. The chase began about 12:45 p.m. on the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway at Soledad Canyon Road, where officers saw the vehicle being driven recklessly, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via Pasadena Star-News
A dangerous high-speed pursuit on Los Angeles area freeways moved onto the streets Monday afternoon as police continued chasing a white SUV in the Hollywood and the Mid-City area before the suspects fled on foot in Culver City, where one person was arrested and another was on the roof of an apartment building in the area, with officers waiting to arrest him. Police were pursuing the SUV southbound on the Antelope Valley Freeway in the Newhall area at speeds near 100 mph. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via NBC San Diego
The driver of a sport utility vehicle involved in a pursuit that exceeded 100 mph ran from the vehicle and onto a Culver City rooftop after driving on the wrong side of streets and narrowly missing pedestrians in crosswalks Authorities have surrounded the what appeared to be an apartment complex property in the 9600 block of Lucerne Avenue. Aerial video showed the man walking on the roof of the complex before turning on a water supply pipe and taking a drink. Comment?
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