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Los Angeles - Disney's Iger Says Hackers Claim To Have Stolen Upcoming Movie

Published on: May 15, 2017 07:02 PM
By: Reuters
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FILE -  Walt Disney Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger at the Newseum in Washington June 5, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File PhotoFILE -  Walt Disney Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger at the Newseum in Washington June 5, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

Los Angeles - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger has revealed that hackers claimed to have access to an unnamed upcoming movie and have demanded a ransom, the Hollywood Reporter said on Monday.

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Iger made the comments during a town hall meeting with ABC employees in New York City, the Hollywood Reporter said, citing multiple sources.

The hackers have demanded that a huge sum be paid on Bitcoin, but Disney has refused to pay, the publication said.

Disney was not immediately available for comment.



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 May 15, 2017 at 07:26 PM Secular Says:

I smell a rat...or is it a mouse ?

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 May 15, 2017 at 09:41 PM PaulinSaudi Says:

Once again we see that even professionally-run systems can be hacked. Lots of news stories like that recently. It seems everyone can be hacked and we have to presume most of our information is vulnerable.

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