Disney CEO Bob Iger reportedly says hackers threaten to leak movie

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Walt Disney’s Bob Iger reportedly said Monday that hackers are holding an upcoming movie up for ransom.


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Disney appears to be the latest target of hackers demanding a ransom.

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger reportedly told ABC employees Monday that hackers are threatening to leak an upcoming movie unless the company pays up a “large sum” in Bitcoin, according to sources speaking with The Hollywood Reporter. Disney won’t pay the ransom and is waiting to see if the leak indeed occurs, Iger reportedly said.

The hackers are threatening to release five minutes of the film — which Iger didn’t disclose — and then release it in 20-minute increments until their demands are met, according to THR.

The Walt Disney Company is reportedly working with federal investigators. While the affected movie hasn’t been announced, Disney’s…

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