Sony hires Mandiant after cyber attack, FBI starts probe

Jim Finkle and Ron Grover report:

Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired FireEye Inc’s (FEYE.O) Mandiant forensics unit to clean up a massive cyber attack that knocked out the studio’s computer network nearly a week ago, three people with knowledge of the matter said on Sunday.

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is also investigating the incident, said one of the people, who were not authorized to publicly discuss efforts to deal with the attack.

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