Sony Hackers Threaten A Media Organization, Likely CNN, And Others


The hackers who compromised Sony Pictures Entertainment’s servers, releasing private files and emails to the public which detailed everything from the personal, financial and medical data of present and past employees’ to Sony’s plan to revive SOPA with the MPAA’s help to the MPAA’s plans to break DNS in an effort to fight piracy, and much more, are now threatening a “news media organization,” according to a new report. That organization may be CNN, based on information posted on anonymous sharing site Pastebin.

The Intercept today published a join memo from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security it obtained which says the hacking group, known as the “Guardians of Peace,” have threatened to attack a U.S. new media organization, and the threat “may extend to other such organizations in the near future.”

The memo doesn’t state the news media organization by name, but instead references Pastebin messages that taunt both…

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