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Hackers Leak More Sony Confidential Documents Online

Hackers have posted online more private documents that they stole from Sony Pictures Entertainment in late November. In addition to stealing files, the attackers, known as Guardians of Peace or #GOP, crippled the movie studio’s computer systems. The hackers uploaded five unreleased Sony films online, but the latest documents to surface were spreadsheets containing employee home addresses and compensation, including pre-bonus salaries of executives, a carefully guarded industry secret. The hackers uploaded the files to Pastebin, an anonymous Internet posting site. Security experts say North Korea may have launched the attack in response to a forthcoming Sony comedy about an assassination attempt on the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, which the nation’s leaders have criticized. (International Business Times)(Gizmodo)(The New York Times)

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