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Japan's Sony hit by cyber attack, bomb threat

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TOKYO - Japanese entertainment giant Sony said Monday its online music and gaming sites came under a cyber attack by a hacker group that also claimed there were explosives on a plane carrying a senior company executive. 

A customer walks past Sony's PlayStation 4 consoles at an electronics store in Tokyo on August 13, 2014

The company said a US commercial aircraft carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment had to be diverted after a warning online about the explosives.

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