ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: Actor Johnny Depp, dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Disney may be the latest victim of a worldwide hacking attack that has brought hospitals and businesses to their knees online.
Hackers claim that they have stolen the film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” and that they’ll release segments unless the entertainment giant pays a large, undisclosed amount of money via Bitcoin, Deadline reported.
Disney’s CEO Bob Iger did not confirm that the latest Pirates movie was the one being held for ransom, but he did admit that a threat was issued.
Disney is working with the FBI to track down the origins of the cyber attack and has said that it will not pay the ransom, Deadline reported.
“Dead Men Tell No Tales” is scheduled for release May 26.
This is similar to a case that threatened Netflix. A ransom hacker released episodes of the newest season of “Orange Is the New Black” when Netflix refused the cyber attacker’s demands, the LA Times reported.
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