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Hackers have claimed to have the Disney’s forthcoming movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and the have threaten to release the movie earlier than the scheduled date unless the studio pays a ransom. Unluckily, Disney is just one of the target of the hackers, as in recently, Netflix fell victim to hackers too, releasing 10 episodes from the next season of Orange Is the New Black. During an interview, Hector Monsegur (former hacker but now FBI) said it will be difficult for the fbi to trace the hackers. He said:

 “It’s nearly impossible because you have various hackers from pretty much anywhere. Also, they are aware of techniques to track them down. So you could have an Egyptian hacker who uses Russian software so it looks like it’s Russian but is actually from Egypt.” 

He added:

“All these companies like Disney, Netflix and Discovery may have very good security teams but you have all these vendors and small production companies which don’t have great security and probably don’t have the budget to focus on their own security so hackers get in pretty easily. Remember back in the day when movies would leak online and they would go to a pirate bay? Now there has been a shift with the advent of ransomware so (these companies) are getting demands to pay for their own IP. Any studio is going to have a problem moving forward protecting their IPs.”

Sources: Deadline


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