Disney boss denies hack to Pirates of the Caribbean

Disney boss denies hack to Pirates of the Caribbean

The CEO of Disney does not believe that the company has ever been hacked. Earlier this month, explained Bob Iger his staff about threats from someone who claimed to be a copy of a not yet released Movie in your hands.

The hacker threatened the film in segments of five minutes to release as Disney is not a ‘ransom’, an unknown amount in bitcoin, would transfer.

Iger confirms Thursday in an interview with Yahoo Finance that the threats have indeed been received by the movie studio, but he thinks that the sender went down.”As far as we know, we are never hacked. There was a threat around a hack or a stolen movie. We have decided to take seriously but not to the requirements. Then, there is nothing more happened.”


According to many American media went the blackmail about the fifth Pirates of The Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales. Website TorrentFreak claimed, however, emails received from someone who claimed to be behind the hack, from which it became clear that it is a crude version of Star Wars movie The Last of the Jedi went.

A similar action will hit the streaming service Netflix. A hacker claimed in June to be released new season of the series Orange Is The New Black ” already have. Shortly afterwards appeared in episodes of the series, indeed on the internet.

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