Top congressional Democrat asks Sony for hack details

A logo is pictured outside Sony Pictures Studios in Culver CityWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the powerful U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has asked Sony Pictures Entertainment to hand over details of what he describes as the “devastating cyberattack” recently suffered by the Hollywood studio. In a letter sent to Sony on Tuesday, Elijah Cummings, the committee’s ranking minority member, said Sony’s “knowledge, information and experience” would help Congress as it examines federal cybersecurity laws and considers whether they need to be tightened to protect government and consumer data. …

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