Hackers Re-Emerge With New Identities

After Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked shortly before Thanksgiving of 2014, the attackers — who dubbed themselves the Guardians of Peace — went quiet. Or so it seemed. But now researchers say they’ve linked the attackers — whom the U.S. government has said were directed by North Korea — to a chameleon-like group active since at least 2009 and still on the digital warpath, attacking systems in South Korea and elsewhere in Asia. A...

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Samsung Pay Ready for U.S. Launch on Monday

Samsung said Thursday that its mobile payment platform reached $30 million in transaction volume a month after it was launched in South Korea. The news comes as Samsung Pay is scheduled to launch in the U.S. Monday to compete with the likes of Apple Pay and Google’s Wallet and Android Pay. The payment technology is being touted as the next big development in retailing as Americans gradually abandon cash and credit cards to make...

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