May 16, 2017

Disney hack: Ransom demanded for stolen film

Film studio Disney has said hackers have threatened to release one of the studio's forthcoming movies unless it pays a ransom. Mr Iger said Disney is refusing to pay, and that the studio is working with federal investigators. He added that the hackers had demanded the ransom in bitcoin and that they would release the film online in a series of 20-minute chunks unless it was paid. It is not the first film studio to be threatened with online leaks. Last month, a group of hackers uploaded the fifth season of Orange is the New Black after Netflix refused to pay a ransom.

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