Sony picture famously known for producing top films such as; The Amazing Spider man, The Gladiator and The men in Black was hit by a cyber attack earlier this week..The culprits are believed to be from North Korea.
The attack in question hit just weeks before the release of Sony’s new film The Interview. Starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, the Sony film tells the story of a CIA plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Nothing has been confirmed at this point. What is confirmed is that hackers took a large amount of data from Sony Pictures and now their films are appearing online for download.
Here some of the blockbuster movies that have been leaked online:
Still Alice starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin (US date: Jan 16, 2015)
Mr Turner starring Timothy Spall. (US date: Dec 19, 2014)
Annie starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. (US date: Dec 19, 2014)
Fury starring Brad Pitt (US date: Oct 17, 2014)
This isn’t the first time North Korea was connected to attacks such as this. Last year, the regime was said to be behind a financial attack against two South Korean TV broadcast networks that also debilitated the country’s network of ATM machines.