Now they’ve messed with “Rambo.”
Actor Sylvester Stallone was among the Hollywood heavyweights to have their personal information, including Social Security numbers, stolen in a hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment that may have been carried out by North Korea.
The star of “Rocky” and “Rambo” was among 47,000 current and former employees to be victimized in the security breach last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Sony bosses first revealed over the weekend that five of the studio’s new movies, including four yet to be released in theaters, were stolen by cyber pirates and leaked on the Internet.
A prime suspect is North Korea — Sony’s upcoming comedy “The Interview” mocks dictator Kim Jong Un and the communist regime has made vague threats of retaliation about the movie.
Cybersecurity experts told The Associated Press they’ve found striking similarities between the code used in the hacks and attacks blamed on North Korea that targeted South Korean companies and government agencies last year.
And now it appears the Sony attack went further than just flicks.
Information on salaries, home addresses and even internal criticism by employees was stolen in the Nov. 24 attack.
The data-security firm Identity Finder LLC analyzed 33,000 Sony Pictures documents leaked online. The firm found records of current and former studio employees dating to 2000… see more