Hackers stole unreleased film by the Walt Disney company
The head of Walt Disney Bob iger spoke about the requirement of the hackers to pay a ransom for not yet released the film, stolen. According to unconfirmed reports we are talking about the movie “pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales”.
Hackers stole not released a film produced by the Walt Disney company. This was announced by CEO Bob iger, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
According to iger, the hackers threatened to release the film if the company does not pay them a large ransom. But Walt Disney refused to pay kiberprestupniki. While iger did not elaborate on what exactly the film is about. He said that the kidnappers demanded a large sum in bitcoin. In case of refusal they intend to put in public access first five-minute excerpt of the film, and then upload a 20-minute part of the movie up until their financial demands are not met.
According to the publication Deadline, we are talking about the movie “pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales” with johnny Depp in the title role.
Earlier, on 29 April, hackers from The Dark Overlord posted ten episodes of the new season of “Orange is the hit of the season”, the premiere of which was scheduled for June 9, 2017. Prior to this, the hackers demanded that the company Netflix paid them a ransom. After the refusal, they published the first episode of the new season, and then posted in public access and the rest of the series.
Around the world on 12 may there was a mass hacking attack. They targeted the servers of the hospitals in the UK, the largest railway operator in Germany, Renault and others. Russian hackers attacked the server of the Ministry of interior, telecommunication company MegaFon, VimpelCom and MTS, the Ministry of Railways. Attack on the electronic infrastructure was recorded by Sberbank.
The head of European police Agency (Europol) Rob Wainwright said that as a result of a hacker attack suffered 200 thousand people and organizations in 150 countries.