Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) Pictures hacking case, suspect sentenced to one year imprisonment

SonyThe accused who breached a Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) Pictures website and database in May 2011 was sentenced to one year in federal prison on Thursday. The suspect is a 25 year old Cody Andrew Kretsinger from Decatur, Illinois.

Kretsinger was a member of a hacker group called Lulz Security at the time of intrusion. The hacking group claimed success in leaking customer data stolen from Sony’ database on the Internet after it hacked into its website. Kretsinger used the online alias recursion for the hacking.

Lulz got involved into a massive hacking campaign against renowned tech companies in 2011. The stolen data from Sony Pictures included customer names, phone numbers, addresses and email addresses. The group was associated with the international Anonymous hacktivist collective. The United States District Court sentenced Kretsinger to one year an one day in prison for his cyber crime.

Coming to the stock performance; Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) in current session is trading at $16.44 by rising up 1.61% with the average volume of 3.40 million shares.

The stock price saw week’s volatility of 1.96% and month’s volatility is 1.98%, while the stock price of the company is moving down from its 20 days moving average with 2.94% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 3.22%.

Looking at Analytic Ratios; the price to sales ratio of SNE in past twelve months was calculated as 0.24 and price to cash ratio as 1.26. Company return on equity ratio is recorded as -14.44% and its return on assets is -1.87%, and return on investment is -2.94%.

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