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Second Ashley Madison dump prompts more inside-job speculation

Ben Tasker Silver badge

Re: Interesting concepts... but...

So, if SONY wasn't an insider attack, why would they think this hack is an insider? It's pure speculation, and the security guys says it is speculation. That they would keep the web-facing separate apparently wasn't done by SONY or the invaders somehow got access to the internal crap.

Or, perhaps they got to the juicy internal stuff first, and hidden amongst that data was an Excel spreadsheet containing all the credentials needed to then go on and compromise the site itself. Just because the data was leaked external first, doesn't mean that's the order it was obtained in.

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